In this drama directed by Robert Redford, Cruise plays a Republican senator debating with a liberal and stubborn journalist during an interview where he proposes a military strategy to help the US armed forces in Afghanistan. Meanwhile, other events including the Taliban nearing special forces, and the relationship between a political science professor and student, simultaneouly affect each other. Co-starring Redford, Meryl Streep, Michael Peña, Andrew Garfield, and Peter Berg. Source:
Meryl [Streep] and Bob [Redford] can’t stand Tom. In London, Tom kept trying to push himself into interviews. Bob said, ‘No.’ Tom wouldn’t listen. Meryl has done almost nothing for the movie. She wants nothing to do with him.