The trailer for the true-life drama Freeheld
Lionsgate has debuted the first trailer for the equality drama Freeheld, starring recent Academy Award-winner Julianne Moore (Still Alice, The Kids Are All Right) and Academy Award-nominee Ellen Page (Juno, X-Men: Days of Future Past). Check it out below!
A dramatic feature based on Cynthia Wade’s award-winning short documentary “Freeheld,” the film is based on the true story of New Jersey car mechanic Stacie Andree (Page) and her police detective girlfriend Laurel Hester (Moore), who both battled to secure Hester’s pension benefits after she was diagnosed with a terminal illness.
Directed by Peter Sollet (Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist) from a screenplay by Ron Nyswaner (Philadelphia), the film co-stars Steve Carell (Foxcatcher, “The Office”) and Michael Shannon (“Boardwalk Empire,” Man of Steel). Lionsgate will release Freeheld on October 2.