The Founder, the upcoming biopic chronicling the entrepreneurial and ruthless salesman Ray Kroc in his quest for restaurant supremacy, has attained its official release date. On November 25th. 2016, audiences can witness Michael Keaton (Birdman, 21 Jump Street) embody the role of Kroc, who drove original restaurant owners Mac and Dick McDonald out of business in the 50s. The movie has an impressive set of credentials, with writer Robert Siegel (The Wrestler) authoring the screenplay, John Lee Hancock (Saving Mr. Banks, The Blind Side) directing, actor Jeremy Renner (The Bourne Legacy, The Avengers) producing, and the Oscar-nominated Keaton leading the cast.
This November release date places The Founder squarely within Oscar-bait season. For more news on the anticipated production, stay tuned to mxdwn.