Reality Bites

Hollywood is digging incredible true-life stories at the moment. We’ve listed the seven we can’t wait to see on the big screen. Tissues mandatory!
This Above All

In a total turnaround from Big Little Lies, Reese Witherspoon’s latest project is based on the story of a former member of the infamous Westboro Baptist Church, who made the decision to leave and was disowned by her family. The film will be written by Nick Hornby (About a Boy, Wild) and we cannot wait! 

This above all
Source: Kevin Winter / Getty Images

Billionaire Boys Club


Think The Wolf of Wall Street, but way shadier. Based on the 80s get rich quick scam involving an elite group of young investors, the film stars Baby Driver’s Ansel Elgort as the scheme’s leader, alongside a slew of young hotties including Taron Egerton, Jeremy Irvine, Emma Roberts and Billie Lourd who play wealthy trust fund kids that get in deep with a poorly-planned con. Oh, and it also stars the President himself, Kevin Spacey. 

Billionaire Boys Club
Source: Armory Films

First Man

Ryan Gosling in space? Why not?! Based on astronaut Neil Armstrong’s quest to become the first person to set foot on the moon, the movie explores the impact on the astronauts and their families as well as the massive pressure and financial burden on America during the turbulent ‘space race’ years. Expected to hit screens in 2018. 

First Man
Source: Kevin Winter / Getty Images 

The Post

Steven Spielberg. Tom Hanks. Meryl Streep. Whoa! The true tale about the US’s first female newspaper publisher, and her hard-driving editor who join a collective of newspapers to stand up for what’s right and publish the Pentagon Papers – a huge cover-up of government secrets that spanned forty years and four US Presidents. Talk about Oscar bait!

The Post
Source: DreamWorks

Stronger

A heart-wrenching drama based on the inspiring story of Jeff Bauman, a spectator who lost his legs in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing and became a symbol of hope for the devastated city. Jake Gyllenhaal’s gritty portrayal of Jeff and his heroic journey to walk again and rebuild his life already has awards buzz.  

Stronger

The Greatest Showman

In a role he was born to play, Hugh Jackman takes on the legend of circus showman P.T. Barnum in a biographical musical drama that looks at Barnum’s flair and unique business tactics that led to the creation of Barnum & Bailey Circus. The all-star cast includes Zac Efron, Michelle Williams, and Zendaya. Out Boxing Day, so expect it to be huge!

The Greatest Showman
Source: Nicholas Hunt / Getty

Only the Brave

Firemen. An all-star cast. An amazing true-story. It’s got the makings of an epic classic and is at the top of our lists! Based on the story of an elite crew of who battled the Yarnell Hill Fire, a bushfire in Prescott, Arizona in June 2013 that tragically claimed the lives of 19 firefighters. The star-studded cast includes Josh Brolin, Miles Teller, Jennifer Connelly, Jeff Bridges, and Taylor Kitsch. Out November. 

Only the brave
Source: Black Label Media

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