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Richard Jewell

During the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, security guard Richard Jewell discovers a suspicious backpack under a bench in Centennial Park. With little time to spare, he helps to evacuate the area until the incendiary device inside the bag explodes. Hailed as a hero who saved lives, Jewell’s own life starts to unravel when the FBI names him the prime suspect in the bombing.

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  • Director: Clint Eastwood

  • Budget: $45 million

  • Box office: $43.7 million


Paul Walter Hauser

Olivia Wilde

Sam Rockwell

Nina Arianda

Kathy Bates

Ian Gomez

Jon Hamm

Dylan Kussman

Los Angeles Premiere

When: Wednesday 20th November 2019
Where: TCL Chinese Theatre, Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA

Atlanta Screening

When: Tuesday 10th December 2019
Where: Rialto Center for the Arts, Atlanta, Georgia

Fun Facts

  • The film is based on the true story of Richard Jewell’s heroic acts in saving many lives from a ticking bomb during the 1996 Olympics.
  • Leonardo DiCaprio and Jonah Hill were originally set to produce and star in the film with Hill filling the role of Richard Jewell and DiCaprio playing Jewell’s lawyer Watson Bryant. However, the two later decided not to star in the film and just served as producers instead.
  • The concerts and bombing scenes were filmed in the same spot of the real incident at Centennial Olympic Park in Atlanta, Georgia. The bombing scene was also filmed on the 23rd anniversary of the real-life tragedy.
  • Paul Walter Hauser had to gain 25lbs for the role of Richard Jewell.
  • Before Clint Eastwood came on board to direct, Paul Greengrass and David O. Russell were considered as directors.

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Author: Estelle

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