Directed by Jay Roach. With Elle Fanning, Bryan Cranston, Diane Lane, Helen Mirren. The successful career of Hollywood screenwriter, Dalton Trumbo, comes to an end when he is blacklisted in the 1940s for being a Communist.
The classic underdog movie - script by Dalton Trumbo. Screenwriter Dalton Trumbo was blacklisted at the time as one of the Hollywood Ten. Kirk Douglas publicly 19601960announced that Trumbo was the screenwriter of Spartacus, and President-elect John F. Kennedy crossed picket lines to see the movie, helping to end blacklisting.1960