The Post tells the story of the Washington Post’s first female publisher Kay Graham played by Meryl Streep and editor Ben Bradlee played by Tom Hanks. Both try to publish the Pentagon Papers, political cover-up about the Vietnam War.
The Post is one of the few Oscar contenders that has yet to be seen. The Post is vying for Best Picture, Best Actress for Streep, Best Actor or Hanks and of course Director for Spielberg.
The Post will be released in select theaters on Dec. 22 for Oscar consideration and goes wide Jan. 12.