Release Day Round-Up is a new, ongoing feature here at Bigfanboy that will be posted on the day prior to any big release to showcase the important information and marketing material for the new movies being released the following day. This way you can make an informed decision on what movie (or movies) you will see on opening weekend. As always, let us know what you think in the comments, if you would like anything added and if you plan on seeing the particular movie being highlighted on opening weekend, sometime down the road, wait for it on home release or passing all together. Here’s all you could want to know about THE IRON LADY:
THE IRON LADY
Official Website: www.theironladymovie.co.uk/blog/
Release Date: Friday, December 30, 2011 (Limited Release); Friday, January 13, 2012 (Wide Release)
MPAA: PG-13 (for some violent images and brief nudity)
Studio: The Weinstein Company
Genre: Biography, Drama
Screenwriters: Abi Morgan
Directed By: Phyllida Lloyd
Starring: Meryl Streep, Jim Broadbent, Alexandra Roach, Harry Lloy, Olivia Colman, Nicholas Farrell, Susan Brown, Roger Allam, Anthony Head, Julian Wadham, Pip Torrens, Nick Dunning, Richard E Grant, David Westhead, Angus Wright and John Sessions.
Synopsis: “The Iron Lady” is a surprising and intimate portrait of Margaret Thatcher (Meryl Streep), the first and only female Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. One of the 20th century’s most famous and influential women, Thatcher came from nowhere to smash through barriers of gender and class to be heard in a male dominated world.