The first images and poster for writer/director Peter Landesman’s upcoming drama Parkland have landed online. Produced by Tom Hanks, the pic revolves around the chaotic events that occurred at Parkland Hospital in Dallas on the day that President John F. Kennedy was assassinated. Parkland Hospital is where Kennedy, Lee Harvey Oswald, and Jack Ruby all died. The impressive ensemble cast includes Paul Giamatti, Zac Efron, Billy Bob Thornton, and Marcia Gay Harden, all of who can be seen in these debut images. We’ll get our first look at the pic in action when the trailer debuts on Monday, August 19th, so be sure to check back then.
Hit the jump to take a look at the images and poster. The film also stars Jacki Weaver, James Badge Dale, Jackie Earle Haley, Ron Livingston, Colin Hanks, Tom Welling, Jeremy Strong, and David Harbour. Parkland will debut at the Venice Film Festival and hits theaters later this year.
Here’s the official synopsis for Parkland:
PARKLAND recounts the dramatic true story of the chaotic events that occurred at Parkland Hospital in Dallas on the day President John F. Kennedy was assassinated on November 22nd 1963.
Poster courtesy of Exclusive Media and images via Yahoo! Movies.