The Weinstein Company has released a new The Founder trailer, movie is a McDonald’s biopic and starring Michael Keaton, Patrick Wilson, Linda Cardellini, Nick Offerman, John Carroll Lynch and B.J. Novak and is directed by John Lee Hancock.
The Founder features the true story of how Ray Kroc (Michael Keaton), a struggling salesman from Illinois, met Mac and Dick McDonald, who were running a burger operation in 1950s Southern California. Kroc was impressed by the brothers’ speedy system of making the food and saw franchise potential. Writer Robert Siegel details how Kroc maneuvered himself into a position to be able to pull the company from the brothers and create a billion-dollar empire. The film also stars Laura Dern as Ray Kroc’s first wife Ethel, John Carroll Lynch as Mac McDonald, and Nick Offerman as Dick McDonald.
The Weinstein Co. will release The Founder in theaters on January 20, 2017.