Me too, premiering on Monday 20 November at 9.15pm on Sky Cinema Uno (and at 9.45pm also on Sky Cinema Drama), streaming on NOW and available on demand. On Sky the film will also be available on demand in 4K for Sky Q or Sky Glass customers with the Sky Cinema package and with the Sky HD/Sky Ultra HD option service active. On 25 November, International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, the film will be shown in the late evening on Sky Cinema Due.
Two-time Academy Award® nominated actress Carey Mulligan (A Promising Woman – Promising Young Woman, An Education) and Emmy-nominated performer Zoe Kazan (The Plot Against America – The Plot Against America, The Big Sick – Marriage Can Be Avoided…Love Can’t) play the roles of the two New York Times reporters, Megan Twohey and Jodi Kantor, who together presented to the world one of the most important stories of recent decades, a story that has cleared away the fog and silence on the topic of sexual assaults in Hollywood, putting a cultural change is underway that still shakes American society today. From the commitment of Oscar® Award-winning producers with 12 Anni Schiavo – 12 Years a Slave, Moonlight, Minari, Selma – The Road to Freedom and The Big Short – The Big Short and the Oscar®-nominated producer for Zero Dark Thirty and American Hustle – Appearances Are Deceiving, the film was born from the investigation published in the New York Times and conducted by Jodi Kantor, Megan Twohey and Rebecca Corbett and from the best-selling book, She Said: Breaking the Sexual Harassment Story That Helped Ignite a Movement by by Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey. Demonstrating the incalculable importance of investigative journalism, Me Too – She Said follows the path of two journalists and editors committed to the dogged search for the truth and exalts the courage of survivors and witnesses who chose to come forward to put an end to the harassment of a serial predator. Together, their dedication sparked a worldwide conversation that spawned the #MeToo movement and challenged a corrupt system
The cast and the production
The film also features the performances of Academy Award®-nominated actress Patricia Clarkson (Shutter Island, Shards of April – Pieces of April) in the role of Rebecca Corbett, then deputy editor in chief of the New York Times, Emmy winner Andre Braugher (Homicide: Life on the Street, Thief – The Professional) to take on the roles of then-New York Times editor Dean Baquet, Tony winner Jennifer Ehle (Zero Dark Thirty, Pride and Prejudice) for the character of Laura Madden, a former Miramax employee, as well as Oscar® nominated actress Samantha Morton (Minority Report, In America – The Dream That Never Wasa) for the role of fellow Miramax employee Zelda Perkins, and Emmy and Golden Globe nominated actress Ashley Judd (Guilty of Innocence – Double Jeopardy, Bug – Paranoia is Contagious) in the shoes of herself. She She Said was also directed by Emmy-winning director Maria Schrader (I’m Your Manthe miniseries Unorthodox) from a screenplay written by Rebecca Lenkiewicz, author of the Oscar®-winning film Ida. The film was produced by Academy Award® winners Dede Gardner and Jeremy Kleiner for Plan B Entertainment and executive produced by Academy Award® winner Brad Pitt starring Lila Yacoub and Oscar® nominees Megan Ellison and Sue Naegle for Annapurna Pictures.