Starring: Jessica Chastain, Mark Strong, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Michael Stuhlbarg, Alison Pill, Jake Lacy, John Lithgow, Sam Waterston
Political thriller directed by John Madden which centers on Elizabeth Sloane (Jessica Chastain), a ruthless and highly successful political strategist who exposes the cutthroat world of D.C. lobbyists working on both sides of the gun debate.
New legislation requiring more stringent background checks for gun purchases is gaining traction in the Senate, and Sloane is approached to spearhead the campaign, pitting her against formidable and powerful political opponents. Deploying her notorious skills, and driven by a desire to win at all costs, she jeopardizes those closest to her, and puts her own career at risk.
Best Quotes from Trailer:
Elizabeth Sloane: Lobbying is about foresight, about anticipating your opponent’s moves, and devising counter measures. The winner walks one step ahead of the opposition. It’s about making sure you surprise them, and they don’t surprise you.
Elizabeth Sloane: I was hired to win, and I’ve used whatever resource I have.
George Dupont: She’s your enemy now.
Pat Connors: How the hell did she manage that!
Rodolfo Schmidt: You’re a piece of work, Elizabeth.
Rodolfo Schmidt: [to Sloane] You want to lead the fight on gun control.
Bob Sanford: There’s over five million of us, and we’re armed.
George Dupont: Start an inquisition.
Travis: [to Sloane] They will throw you in jail for contempt of congress!
Pat Connors: [to Sloane] Do you know the word “annihilate”? It means reduced to nothing.
Elizabeth Sloane: This is more important than my career.
Rodolfo Schmidt: [to Sloane] Just mind boggling, ingenious, and completely unbelievable.
Esme Manucharian: [to Sloane] You crossed a line!
Miss Sloane is set for release in the US December 9th.