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Bryan Cranston to star in HBO movie version of LBJ play “All The Way”

Joe Gross
jgross@statesman.com

“Breaking Bad” star Bryan Cranston will star in HBO Films’ version of “All the Way,”Robert Schenkkan‘s Tony-winning play about Lyndon Johnson, reported the Wrap Wednesday.

“All the Way” focuses largely on the 1964 Civil Rights Act and the war in Vietnam. It picked up a Tony award for Best Play, while Cranston won for Best Actor.

Not Presidential chronicler/maker of movies about war and civil rights Steven Spielberg will produce. Schenkkan will write the screenplay.