Crossover Motion Picture Premieres 'The Manchurian Candidate'

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Crossover Motion Picture Premieres 'The Manchurian Candidate'


Paramount Pictures, Solar Entertainment and 105.1 Crossover are proud to present a spell-binding movie that focuses on a soldiers race to uncover the conspiracy behind a presidential campaign that threatens to destroy democracy. The Manchurian Candidate stars Academy Award winners Denzel Washington and Meryl Streep along with Golden Globe and Emmy nominee Liev Schreiber.

"The Manchurian Candidate" tells the story of U.S. Army Major Bennett Marco (Washington) who spends his days giving inspiring speeches about his platoons ambush in the Kuwaiti desert and the heroics of Sergeant Raymond Shaw (Schreiber), who won the Medal of Honor for saving Marcos crew. But at night, Marcos dream-like memories of the desert turn sinister and terrifying. And Marco privately wonders whether the two soldiers who died in the firefight might have met darker fates than officially recorded and whether Shaw might not be the glorious hero that everyone think he is.

When Shaw takes the national stage as a surefire candidate for vice president under the thumb of his controversial mother, Senator Eleanor Prentiss Shaw (Streep) Marco is forced to act on his growing suspicions. With military officials questioning his sanity, and the net of security tightening around Shaw, Marco races to probe deeper into the unimaginable, shocking truth before the White House is won. …

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