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News of the World takes a slow but absorbing ride down a comfortingly familiar Western trail, guided by Tom Hanks in peak paternal mode. Read critic reviews

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Five years after the end of the Civil War, Capt. Jefferson Kyle Kidd crosses paths with a 10-year-old girl taken by the Kiowa people. Forced to return to her aunt and uncle, Kidd agrees to escort the child across the harsh and unforgiving plains of Texas. However, the long journey soon turns into a fight for survival as the traveling companions encounter danger at every turn -- both human and natural.

Cast & Crew

Tom Hanks
Captain Kidd
Mare Winningham
Doris Boudlin
Ray McKinnon
Simon Boudlin
Bill Camp
Mr. Branholme
Neil Sandilands
Wilhelm Leonberger
Paul Greengrass
Screenwriter
Luke Davies
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Steven Shareshian
Executive Producer
Tore Schmidt
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Dariusz Wolski
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William Goldenberg
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