Must-watch: The Post trailer starring Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks

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Text: Meeran Mekkaoui

Editor: Shannon Wylie

Discover the true story of The Washington Post in a new movie starring Meryl Streep, Tom Hanks and Sarah Paulson. Watch the sneak peek with Buro 24/7 Middle East...

20th Century Fox has just released the first official trailer for The Post, starring Academy Award-winners Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks. Directed by Steven Spielberg, the film tells the story of The Washington Post's first female publisher (Streep) and Editor (Hanks), who try to cover up a government leak. Along with American actresses Alison Brie, Sarah Paulson and Carrie Coon, the film, which is inspired by true events, think the newspapers' publication on the government's classified Pentagon Papers and Vietnam War secrets.  

The Post is set to be released in theatres in early 2018. Also, watch the new trailer for Star Wars: The Last Jedi