Inside the Washington Post’s Big Hollywood Deal

From a story on by Joe Pompeo headlined “‘It’s a Gold Mine’: Inside the Washington Post’s Big Hollywood Deal”:

For all its associations with the khaki-ness of the nation’s capital, The Washington Post nonetheless exudes a certain sex appeal. This was the paper, after all, that inspired All the President’s Men,America’s ultimate political thriller, starring Robert Redford and Dustin Hoffman as Watergate’s Woodward and Bernstein. More recently, when Marty Baron retired last year after his storied run as executive editor, the A-listers in his video send-off included Liev Schreiber, who immortalized Baron in Spotlight, and Steven Spielberg, who directed 2017’s Pentagon Papers drama, The Post, starring Tom Hanks as Ben Bradlee and Meryl Streep as Katharine Graham.