Trailer watch: Learn the story of McDonald’s founder


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  • Saturday, 30 Apr 2016

FAIRFIELD, CA - JULY 23: A McDonald's Egg McMuffin and hash browns are displayed at a McDonald's restaurant on July 23, 2015 in Fairfield, California. McDonald's has been testing all-day breakfast menus at select locations in the U.S. and could offer it at all locations as early as October. (Photo illustration by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images/AFP == FOR NEWSPAPERS, INTERNET, TELCOS & TELEVISION USE ONLY ==

The Weinstein Company has unveiled the first trailer for The Founder, starring Michael Keaton of Birdman as Ray Kroc – the savvy salesman who made his millions with the creation of US restaurant chain McDonald's.

The biopic – which explores the unlikely origins of the fast-food empire – also stars Laura Dern as Kroc's first wife Ethel and co-stars Patrick Wilson, Linda Cardellini, Nick Offerman, John Carroll Lynch and BJ Novak.

Directed by John Lee Hancock, whose previous work includes The Blindside, The Founder is set for release on Aug 5, 2016.

The script was penned by Robert D. Siegel with FilmNation and The Combine producing. – AFP Relaxnews

 


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