Kill The Messenger [movie]
A reporter becomes the target of a vicious smear campaign that drives him to the point of suicide after he exposes the CIA’s role in arming Contra rebels in Nicaragua and importing cocaine into California. Based on the true story of journalist Gary Webb.
Kill the Messenger is an drama thriller film directed by Michael Cuesta and written by Peter Landesman. It is based on the book of the same name by Nick Schou and the book Dark Alliance by Gary Webb. The film stars Jeremy Renner (in his first film as a producer), Michael Sheen, Andy Garcia, Ray Liotta, Barry Pepper, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Rosemarie DeWitt, Paz Vega, Oliver Platt, Richard Schiff, and Michael K. Williams.
– Jeremy Renner as Gary Webb
– Rosemarie DeWitt as Susan Webb
– Ray Liotta as John Cullen
– Barry Pepper as Russell Dodson
– Mary Elizabeth Winstead as Anna Simons
– Paz Vega as Coral Baca