‘Breaking Bad’s’ Bryan Cranston plays titular role in biography drama ‘Trumbo’

American actor-director Bryan Cranston is known for his role as Walter White in the crime thriller TV series Breaking Bad. He has also directed some episodes of Malcolm in the Middle, The Office, Modern Family and Breaking Bad. He is also known for his roles in Argo, Drive, John Carter and the recent reboot of Godzilla.

In 2013, he won the Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture at the Screen Actors Guild Awards for the movie Argo. He won multiple awards for his character Walter White in the TV Series Breaking Bad including Critic’s Choice Television Awards and the Golden Globe Awards.

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In 2015, he starred as the titular character Dalton Trumbo who was one of Hollywood’s top screenwriter, until he and other artists were jailed and blacklisted for their political beliefs. His portrayal of the American screenwriter and novelist was noticed by the critics and put him to spotlight to be nominated as Best Actor from various award giving bodies including the Oscars.

Here’s the official synopsis of the film:

In 1947, Dalton Trumbo (Bryan Cranston) was Hollywood’s top screenwriter until he and other artists were jailed and blacklisted for their political beliefs. TRUMBO (directed by Jay Roach) recounts how Dalton used words and wit to win two Academy Awards and expose the absurdity and injustice of the blacklist, which entangled everyone from gossip columnist Hedda Hopper (Helen Mirren) to John Wayne, Kirk Douglas and Otto Preminger. The film also stars Diane Lane, John Goodman, Louis C.K., Elle Fanning, and Michael Stuhlbarg.

“Trumbo” opens March 16, 2016 in Philippine cinemas from Solar Pictures and Solar Entertainment. Rated R-13 by the MTRCB.


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