We have seen Jonah Hill and James Franco star in comedies and dramas, now, the two will star opposite each other in a gripping film based on a real events.
True Story is directed by Rupert Goold, and tells the story of journalist Michael Finkel’s novel which has to do with mistaken identity and an odd friendship.
Hill portrays Finkel, who learns that a FBI most-wanted criminal Christian Longo (Franco) gets captured and was taking his identity. When Finkel gets fired at the New York Times for reportedly falsifying articles his career seemed over, but Longo only wants to speak to Finkel and so begins a strange relationship.
The film will premiere at the Sundance Film Festival and also stars Felicity Jones.
True Story opens on April 10th, 2015.