‘Reagan’ Trailer Features Dennis Quaid as the 40th U.S. President

The trailer for Reagan options Dennis Quaid as Ronald Reagan and his journey from childhood to the White Home.

The brand new footage from the Sean McNamara-directed biopic on the fortieth President of the US was launched on Thursday.

“From dusty small-town roots, to the glitter of Hollywood, after which on to commanding the world stage, Reagan is a cinematic journey of overcoming the chances,” the movie’s synopsis reads. “Informed by the voice of Viktor Petrovich, a former KGB agent who adopted Reagan’s ascent, Reagan captures the indomitable spirit of the American dream.”

Set in opposition to the backdrop of the Chilly Warfare, the trailer kicks off with Quaid, who portrays Reagan as an older man, saying, “There’s nothing a retired governor can do however a president, now he can do a factor or two.”

The movie consists of main occasions all through Reagan’s life, together with confrontations with childhood bullies, his time main the Display screen Actors Guild, and his rise in politics from his years because the governor of California to ultimately the U.S. president.

“Keep in mind once we met, you advised me that you just wished to make a distinction on this world,” Penelope Ann Miller, who portrays First Girl Nancy Reagan, says later within the footage. “You recognize what you must do.”

The movie additionally stars Jon Voight as Viktor Petrovich, Mena Suvari as Reagan’s first spouse Jane Wyman, Lesley-Anne Down as Margaret Thatcher, David Henrie as teenage Reagan, Kevin Dillon as Jack Warner, and Amanda Righetti and Justin Chatwin as Reagan’s mother and father, Nelle and Jack.

Reagan hits theaters on Aug. 30.