Acclaimed director/actor George Clooney has assembled the leading actors of our generation to star in this riveting thriller. The cast has a combined 8 Academy Award(R) nominations, 4 Academy Awards(R), 14 Golden Globe nominations and 5 Golden Globe awards. With sharp, quick-witted dialogue and set against the spectacle of modern world power and politics, "The Ides Of March" is an intense tale of sex, ambition, loyalty, betrayal and revenge. The film follows a young press spokesman who falls prey to backroom politics, the treacherous manipulations of veteran operatives and the seduction of a young intern. In the film, Clooney plays Governor Morris, a candidate running in the presidential primary race for the Democratic Party ticket. Gosling plays his press spokesman, Giamatti plays a rival campaign manager, Tomei plays a reporter for the New York Times, and Wood plays an intern for the campaign.