Release date:October 7, 2011
Studio:Columbia Pictures (Sony)
MPAA Rating:R (for pervasive language)
Screenwriters:George Clooney, Grant Heslov, Beau Willimon
Starring:Ryan Gosling, George Clooney, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Marisa Tomei, Paul Giamatti, Jeffrey Wright, Max Minghella, Evan Rachel Wood
"The Ides of March" takes place during the frantic last days before a heavily contested Ohio presidential primary, when an up-and-coming campaign press secretary (Ryan Gosling) finds himself involved in a political scandal that threatens to upend his candidate's shot at the presidency.