Ahead of its U.S. release next month, a new trailer has arrived online for director Stephen Frears’ biopic The Program, which stars Ben Foster in the lead role as the disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong. Take a look below after the official synopsis…
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From Academy Award® nominated director Stephen Frears (The Queen, Philomena) and producers Working Title (The Theory Of Everything, Everest, Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy), comes the true story of the meteoric rise and fall of one of the most celebrated and controversial men in recent history, Lance Armstrong.
Based on the award winning book “Seven Deadly Sins” by David Walsh, and featuring a stellar cast including Ben Foster, Chris O’Dowd, Guillaume Canet (Tell No One) and Jesse Plemons (Breaking Bad), this tense and suspenseful thriller looks at how one of the greatest deceptions in the modern era was uncovered while Armstrong convinced the world he was a hero, winning the Tour de France seven times.
The Program is set for release in the US on March 18th and features a cast that includes Ben Foster, Chris O’Dowd, Guillaume Canet, Jesse Plemons, Lee Pace and Dustin Hoffman.