State of Play is a 2009 political thriller film. It is an adaptation of the six-part British television serial of the same name which first aired on BBC One in 2003. The plot of the six-hour serial was condensed to fit a two-hour movie format, with the location changed to Washington, D.C. The film was directed by Kevin Macdonald from a screenplay written by Matthew Michael Carnahan, Tony Gilroy, Peter Morgan, and Billy Ray. The film tells of a journalist's probe into the suspicious death of a Congressman's mistress. The supporting cast includes Rachel McAdams, Helen Mirren, Jason Bateman,...
|Release date:||April 17, 2009|
|Directed by:||Kevin Macdonald|
|Producer:||Eric Fellner, Tim Bevan, Andrew Hauptman|
|Music by:||Alex Heffes|
|Screenplay by:||Matthew Michael Carnahan, Tony Gilroy, Billy Ray|
|Adapted from:||State of Play|