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Trailer For the New FX Series Trust Based On Events from J. Paul Getty's Life

Fresh off the heels of Ridley Scott's feature thriller All the Money In The World, comes an FX original series called Trust. The series is based on the same real-life events that happened to the Getty family, grandson of oil tycoon and billionaire J. Paul Getty is held hostage for a multimillion-dollar ransom. Only Getty refuses to pay and give in to the kidnappers demands.

The series from the team behind the Oscar-winning film Slumdog Millionaire including Simon Beaufoy, Danny Boyle and Christian Colson. It follows the trials and triumphs of one of America’s wealthiest and unhappiest families, the Gettys. Told over multiple seasons and spanning the 20th century, the series begins in 1973 with the kidnapping of John Paul Getty III, an heir to the Getty oil fortune, by the Italian mafia in Rome.

Donald Sutherland plays the lion-owning Getty patriarch, with Harris Dickinson as the grandson. Michael Esper
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Danny Boyle’s Getty-Themed TV Series ‘Trust’ Now Has A Trailer

A new trailer for Danny Boyle’s upcoming TV series Trust has arrived online. The series tells the story of the kidnapping of John Paul Getty III, a theme used in Ridley Scott’s All The Money In The World, which was released in the UK last week.

The series, created by Simon Beaufoy, begins in 1973 with the kidnapping of John Paul Getty III, an heir to the Getty oil fortune, by the Italian mafia in Rome.

Harris Dickinson plays Getty III, while Michael Esper and Hilary Swank also star as J. Paul Getty Jr. and his wife Gail. Brendan Fraser, Anna Chancellor, Norbert Leo Butz, Charlotte Riley and Luca Marinelli co-star, while Donald Sutherland assumes the role of billionaire John Paul Getty.

Trust will arrive on FX on March 25th. Watch the new trailer below.

A rich family. A wealth of problems. Watch the Official Trailer for Trust, FX
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Watch the trailer for Danny Boyle’s Getty kidnapping series Trust

FX has revealed a trailer for its upcoming anthology series Trust. Directed by Danny Boyle and written by Simon Beaufoy, it revolves around the true story of the kidnapping of John Paul Getty III and stars Donald Sutherland, Harris Dickinson, Hilary Swank, Brendan Fraser, and Michael Esper; watch the trailer here…

“The first installment takes place in 1973, when the young Getty is kidnapped in Rome and his mafia captors are banking on a multi-million dollar ransom. After all, what rich family wouldn’t pay for the return of a loved one? ‘Trust’ charts the young man’s nightmare ordeal at the hands of kidnappers who cannot understand why nobody seems to want their captive back. The Italian police think it’s a prank and decline to investigate. Paul’s father is lost in a heroin daze in London and refuses to answer the phone. Paul’s grandfather — possibly the richest
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Watch John Paul Getty Kidnapping Unfold in New 'Trust' Trailer

The outrageously wealthy Getty family falls victim to chaos after the kidnapping of an heir in the enthralling new trailer for Trust. The series premieres on FX March 25th.

Trust will chronicle the Getty family through the 20th century over the course of several seasons, though it kicks off in 1973 with the kidnapping of John Paul Getty III. Harris Dickinson plays the shaggy-haired heir, while Donald Sutherland plays his grandfather, J. Paul Getty Sr., an oil tycoon so cheap he notoriously installed a pay phone in his home and initially
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‘Trust’ Trailer: J. Paul Getty, His Grandson & The Mob Converge In New FX Drama Series

“When you can have everything you could ever dream of, what do you value?” What if you had all the money in the world but refused to spend any? Would you install a payphone at your mansion like J. Paul Getty did? And would your frugality-challenged grandson screw things up by getting involved with very bad people? Here is the first trailer for Trust, FX’s upcoming drama series from the Oscar-winning Slumdog Millionaire team of Simon Beaufoy, Danny Boyle and Christian Colso…
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‘Trust’ Trailer: Danny Boyle’s FX Series Shows a Scarier, Lion-Owning Version of J. Paul Getty

‘Trust’ Trailer: Danny Boyle’s FX Series Shows a Scarier, Lion-Owning Version of J. Paul Getty
Ridley Scott may have beat them to the punch, but FX and director Danny Boyle have plenty more of J. Paul Getty’s story to tell. The network released a trailer for the upcoming series “Trust,” a 10-part limited series of the J. Paul Getty III kidnapping saga that has now spawned two recent dramatized adaptations.

Donald Sutherland stars as the Getty patriarch, acting in the wake of the kidnapping of his grandson (Harris Dickinson, of “Beach Rats” fame). As this first look shows, this version of Getty is far from an idle Scrooge, solely counting his fortune. Even though the younger Getty travels across Europe (where he’s ultimately taken hostage on the Italian leg of his drug-fueled journeys), the elder Getty’s inner circle of partners, mistresses, and advisers (one of the latter played by Brendan Fraser) shows that he’s plenty busy himself.

Hillary Swank co-stars as Getty the Third’s mom,
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Trust: FX Sets March Premiere for Getty Kidnapping Drama Series

Trust us. The new Trust TV show premieres on FX on Sunday, March 25, 2018, at 10:00pm Et/Pt. The story kicks off with the 1973 kidnapping of Getty heir John Paul Getty III. The series comes from creator Simon Beaufoy, who executive produces with Danny Boyle and Christian Colson. An FX true crime drama, Trust stars Harris Dickinson, Donald Sutherland, Michael Esper, Hilary Swank, Brendan Fraser, Anna Chancellor, Norbert Leo Butz, Charlotte Riley and Luca Marinelli. Read More…
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FX Sets Premiere Dates for The Americans, Atlanta and Trust

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Awards circuits favorites The Americans and Atlanta are about to make their return to television with a new entry from FX, Trust.

The Americans will be airing its sixth and final season, so we're ready for just about anything, even if we worry more than ever about the fate of the Jennings family.

Atlanta Season 2 is unconventionally named Atlanta Robbin' Season, and all of the juicy details about it are below along with what to expect from the new drama, Trust.

The Americans will premiere its sixth and final season on Wednesday, March 28, 2018, at 10 Pm Et/Pt on FX. The details of The Americans Season 6 look absolutely scrumptious, see what you think!

After a particularly fraught mission, Philip and Elizabeth decide to end their tour and take their family home to Russia. However, a game-changing development in one of their ongoing cases forces them to abandon those plans for the sake of the motherland.
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8 of This Year’s Best (and Award-Worthy) Film Moments

Good films contain moments of cinematic excellence, where writing, directing, design, and acting combine to create something far more brilliant than the sum of its parts. Great films are chock-full of such moments. We at Backstage have chosen our favorite scenes from our favorite titles of the year in an effort to answer the question: What makes a film award-worthy? The especially strong contenders of 2017 make highlighting just one snapshot of greatness difficult. As the new year kicks Oscar season into high gear, we’re reflecting on the singular moments that cemented these titles in our minds—and in the awards race. Billie Jean King takes a moment in “Battle of the Sexes”“Times change. You should know; you just changed them.” Sometimes a film’s line is written and delivered so well, it colors every scene that came before it—and every feeling you’ll have afterward. Screenwriter Simon Beaufoy
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Review: Battle Of The Sexes (2017)

There are few feelings more fulfilling than watching a movie that unexpectedly stuns and entertains you. We go into so many films assuming this or that about them, but when a movie defies all expectation and delivers something remarkable or unforeseen, you really feel that this is why the cinema is such a place of wonder. In a year that already gave us Borg vs. McEnroe, this new tennis-based film looks back at a moment that sent reverberations throughout the sport’s history and instituted a social change. Battle of the Sexes looks back at the – now iconic – huge 1973 tennis match between Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs and in doing so offers a film that is thrillingly timely and yet perfectly evocative of its era.

From Little Miss Sunshine directors Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris, this film is a bio-sports drama but is as taken with its subjects off court as it is on.
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Battle Of The Sexes review

Emma Stone and Steve Carell headline Battle Of The Sexes. Here's our review...

It’s hard for a film about gender equality released in 2017 to escape the context of the real world and the fighting that’s still necessary. Battle Of The Sexes could easily have come across, by accident or not, too worthy or like a watered-down history lesson, but instead the film is an admirably warm and light hearted drama that cares as much about its characters as their position in our collectively-written narrative.

Chronicling the rivalry between champion tennis player Billie Jean King (Emma Stone) and self-styled ‘male chauvinist pig’ Bobby Riggs (Steve Carell), Battle Of The Sexes takes place in the ‘70s at a time when women’s tennis was very much looked down upon by the wider public. When Riggs challenges King to a match, the contest grows to represent a much larger, and universal,
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FX releases teaser trailer for Danny Boyle’s Trust

FX has released a trailer for Danny Boyle and Simon Beaufoy’s upcoming anthology series Trust. The first season revolves around the story of the real life kidnapping of John Paul Getty III (played by Harris Dickinson) and stars Donald Sutherland as oil baron J. Paul Getty alongside Hilary Swank, Brendan Fraser, and Michael Esper; take a look below…

“The first installment takes place in 1973, when the young Getty is kidnapped in Rome and his mafia captors are banking on a multi-million dollar ransom. After all, what rich family wouldn’t pay for the return of a loved one? ‘Trust’ charts the young man’s nightmare ordeal at the hands of kidnappers who cannot understand why nobody seems to want their captive back. The Italian police think it’s a prank and decline to investigate. Paul’s father is lost in a heroin daze in London and refuses to answer the phone.
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‘Trust’ Trailer: Danny Boyle’s ‘All the Money in the World’ Rival Stars Donald Sutherland in Kevin Spacey’s Former Role

If Christopher Plummer need any tips on playing John Paul Getty after replacing Kevin Spacey on “All the Money in the World,” perhaps he should call up Donald Sutherland. Sutherland will play the oil tycoon on Danny Boyle’s new series for FX, “Trust,” which released a promising first teaser trailer today. With Ridley Scott’s take on the same event suddenly mired in controversy, it will be fascinating to see how Boyle’s measures up. (And perhaps another reason why Scott is so determined to finish his film quickly).

Trust” maps the Getty family legacy, beginning with the 1973 kidnapping of John Paul Getty III. If ordered for more seasons, the series would explore other chapters in the oil family’s history.

Read More:Danny Boyle’s ‘Slumdog Millionaire’ Team Bringing Bizarre John Paul Getty Kidnapping to FX in 2018

In addition to Sutherland as Getty, “Trust” stars Hilary Swank as Gail Getty,
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Battle of the Sexes Movie Review

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Battle of the Sexes Movie Review
Battle Of The Sexes Fox Searchlight Pictures Director: Valerie Faris, Jonathan Dayton Written by: Simon Beaufoy Cast: Emma Stone, Steve Carell, Andrew Riseborough, Natalie Morales, Sarah Silverman, Bill Pullman, Alan Cumming, Elisabeth Shue Screened at: Critics’ DVD, NYC, 11/13/17 Opens: September 29, 2017 Valerie Faris and Jonathan Dayton’s movie “Battle of the Sexes” has been […]

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‘Battle Of The Sexes’ Directors On Billie Jean King As Ultimate Inclusive Icon – The Contenders London Video

‘Battle Of The Sexes’ Directors On Billie Jean King As Ultimate Inclusive Icon – The Contenders London Video
Looking to tell the “personal story” of Billie Jean King and self-styled provocateur Bobby Riggs — the participants in 1973’s historic Battle of the Sexes tennis match — directors Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris had to look no further than the Battle of the Sexes script by Oscar winner Simon Beaufoy, who managed to go beyond the public events transpiring on the world stage at the time to depict King’s own internal struggles. “There are many documentaries that point out…
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Battle of the Sexes Review: One of the Year's Best Films

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Battle of the Sexes Review: One of the Year's Best Films
Fox Searchlight's Battle of the Sexes is the film adaptation of a pivotal cultural event in American history. In 1973, former tennis great Bobby Riggs (Steve Carell) challenged Margaret Court (Jessica McNamee), then Billie Jean King (Emma Stone) to an exhibition match. He wanted to prove to the world that men where superior to women in sports. Dubbing himself as the "male chauvinist pig", Riggs was a huckster, gambling addict, and showman who saw a big money opportunity and exploited it. Billie Jean King, the world's top women's tennis player, was fighting her own battle for equal pay and sexual liberation. Drawn unwillingly into Riggs gambit, she clearly understood the gravity of the moment. The hopes and dreams of women everywhere fell on her mighty shoulders.

From the husband and wife filmmaking team of Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris, Battle of the Sexes is a sublime achievement. The dynamic duo behind
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Battle Of The Sexes – Review

If you’re over age 50, you likely recall the Billie Jean King-Bobby Riggs tennis match from 1973, a feminist landmark and time-capsule of male chauvinist history that attracted one of the biggest audiences ever for a sporting event at that time. Over 100 million worldwide watched the 29-year old Number 2 ranked women’s champion take on the 55-year old former men’s champ in a $100,000 tournament that’s now been dramatized in Battle Of The Sexes, a flawed but mostly entertaining look at a repressive time when women athletes weren’t taken seriously and ‘lesbian’ was a dirty word.

Loudmouth hustler and gambling addict Bobby Riggs (Steve Carrel), was a self-confessed ‘male chauvinist pig’ even though he lived off the family money of his second wife Priscilla (Elizabeth Shue). Riggs had been a tennis champ decades earlier and was still active on the senior circuit in the early ‘70s. He
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With ‘Battle of the Sexes,’ the Co-Directors of ‘Little Miss Sunshine’ Finally Let the Sunshine of Reality In

With ‘Battle of the Sexes,’ the Co-Directors of ‘Little Miss Sunshine’ Finally Let the Sunshine of Reality In
Hollywood filmmakers can always find a dozen different rationales — integrity, naked sellout, treading water — for choosing their next project. So how, exactly, does one account for the careers of Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris? In 2006, the married co-directors of television commercials and fatally hip music videos (R.E.M., Red Hot Chili Peppers, Macy Gray, The Smashing Pumpkins) made their first feature film, “Little Miss Sunshine,” at which point they took possession of the buzz, the money, and the known movie universe.

The picture was adored by audiences — first at the Sundance Film Festival, and then, in the late summer, when it was released in theaters by Fox Searchlight. Critics, by and large, gave it their imprimatur of affection and acclaim. (I hated the movie, but we’ll get to that in a moment.) The awards love then followed suit: four Oscar nominations (for best picture, best original screenplay, best supporting actor, best
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Film Review: ‘Battle of the Sexes’ Parallels a Fight That’s Going on Today

Chicago – Since the time of early hominids, there has been a battle raging with your side being chosen before you’re even born. It all began when men claimed they were superior to women, forcing women to fight for the right at equality. Unfortunately, it remains as alive in the 70’s, when “Battle of the Sexes” takes place, as it is now.

Rating: 4.0/5.0

We all know what a battle of the sexes entails. Most people think that it is men against women, but they would be wrong. In most of the world, especially in the Us, we live in a patriarchy. Essentially, men hold most of the positions of power and therefore make most of the rules, usually to their direct benefit. What that translates into is that in America, a battle of the sexes is actually a one-sided battle with women fighting to prove to men that they are
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Battle of the Sexes movie review: totally ace

MaryAnn’s quick take… An essential history lesson with a smart smack of relevance for today (because feminism always has to be relitigated). It’s also warm, funny, and hugely entertaining. I’m “biast” (pro): I’m desperate for movies about women

I’m “biast” (con): not a sports fan at all

(what is this about? see my critic’s minifesto)

That saying about those not remembering the past being condemned to repeat it? Of course it’s true… but sometimes it’s not an accident that the past gets forgotten. Sometimes the squashing of history — and the continuation of history into the present — is deliberate. Feminists know this: Women are constantly having to reinvent feminism, refight the same battles, because they don’t stay won. A brief moment of small triumph very quickly gets drowned out by major cultural pushback; women may savor victory only long enough
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