The Ides of March follows a young press spokesman who falls prey to backroom politics, the treacherous manipulations of veteran operatives and the seduction of a young intern.
George Clooney plays a candidate running in the presidential primary race for the Democratic Party ticket. Ryan Gosling is set for the role of press spokesman, with Paul Giamatti playing a rival campaign manager. Marisa Tomei plays a reporter for the New York Times and Evan Rachel Wood portrays an intern for the campaign.
Production will begin in February in Michigan and Ohio.