The Ides of March, the latest film from writer/director/star George Clooney, has premiered its first trailer and poster. Check the video out in the player below and the poster just beneath.
An adaptation of the Beau Willimon play “Farragut North,” the film is set during the Iowa primary of a presidential race and follows a young press spokesman who falls prey to backroom politics, the treacherous manipulations of veteran operatives and the seduction of a young intern.
Clooney plays Governor Morris, a candidate running in the presidential primary race for the Democratic Party ticket. Ryan Gosling plays his press spokesman. The film also stars Philip Seymour Hoffman, Paul Giamatti, Marisa Tomei, Jeffrey Wright and Evan Rachel Wood.
The Ides of March is set for release on October 7th.