'The Post' Trailer - Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks Star in New Steven Spielberg Drama

The first official trailer for Steven Spielberg's next directorial effort, The Post, has been released online. Featuring an all-star cast led by Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks, the film follows a cover-up that spanned four U.S. Presidents that pushes the country's first female newspaper publisher of The Washington Post, Kay Graham (Meryl Streep) and its hard-driving editor, Ben Bradlee (Tom Hanks) to join an unprecedented battle between journalist and government in publishing the Pentagon Papers.

The film also stars Sarah Paulson, Bob Odenkirk, Tracy Letts, Bradley Whitford, Bruce Greenwood, Matthew Rhys, Alison Brie, Carrie Coon, David Cross, Jesse Plemons, Michael Stuhlberg, Pat Healy, and Zach Woods.

The Post is scheduled to be released December 22 and is expected to be a major awards contender.

Check out the trailer below and leave your thoughts in the comments!