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​DEE REES’ “THE LAST THING HE WANTED” ROUNDS OUT CAST

​DEE REES’ “THE LAST THING HE WANTED” ROUNDS OUT CAST


  • Log Line: The story is based on the 1996 novel by Joan Didion and centers on hardscrabble journalist Elena McMahon who finds herself on dangerous ground as the Iran Contra Affair’s arms for drugs plot reaches its tipping point.
  • Director: Academy Award® nominee Dee Rees (Mudbound)
  • Producers: Cassian Elwes and Dee Rees
  • Executive Producers: Jamin O’Brien, Wayne Godfrey, Robert Jones, Mark Lane and James Harris
  • Cast: Academy Award® winner Anne Hathaway (Les Misérables, Ocean’s 8), Emmy Award® nominee Toby Jones (Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, Infamous, Journey’s End), Academy Award® nominee Rosie Perez (Bounty Hunters, Fearless, White Men Can’t Jump), Double Academy Award® winner Ben Affleck (Argo, Good Will Hunting, Gone Girl), Drama Desk and Obie Award winner Edi Gathegi (Jesus Hopped The A Train), with Academy Award® nominee Willem Dafoe (The Florida Project) and Mel Rodriguez (The Last Man on Earth, Overboard, Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams)
  • Screenwriters: Marco Villalobos and Dee Rees based on Joan Didion’s book of the same title
  • The Last Thing He Wanted is currently filming in Puerto Rico. Netflix will release the film in 2019.