THE FRONT RUNNER
Directed by: Jason Reitman
Written by: Matt Bai, Jay Carson, Jason Reitman
Produced by: Aaron L. Gilbert, Helen Estabrook, Jason Reitman
Genre: Political Comedy
Cast: Hugh Jackman, J.K. Simmons, Vera Farmiga, Molly Ephraim, Kaitlyn Dever
In April 1987, Senator Gary Hart entered the race for the presidency with a ten point lead. Less than a month later, he walked away from politics forever. THE FRONT RUNNER is a fly-on-the-wall comedic look at politics and its evolving relationship with the American media.