Chappaquiddick is a biography drama film written by Andrew Logan, Taylor Allen and directed by John Curran. Chappaquiddick is produced by Campbell G. McInnes, Chris Cowles, Mark Ciardi and the cinematography is by Maryse Alberti.

Story: The scandal and mysterious events surrounding the tragic drowning of a young woman, as Ted Kennedy drove his car off the infamous bridge, are revealed in the new movie starring Jason Clarke as Ted Kennedy and Kate Mara as Mary Jo Kopechne. Not only did this event take the life of an aspiring political strategist and Kennedy insider, but it ultimately changed the course of presidential history forever. Through true accounts, documented in the inquest from the investigation in 1969, director John Curran and writers Andrew Logan and Taylor Allen, intimately expose the broad reach of political power, the influence of America’s most celebrated family; and the vulnerability of Ted Kennedy, the youngest son, in the shadow of his family legacy.


  • Andria Blackman as Joan Bennett Kennedy
  • Bruce Dern as Joseph P. Kennedy Sr
  • Clancy Brown as Robert McNamara
  • Ed Helms as Joe Gargan
  • Jason Clarke as Ted Kennedy
  • Jim Gaffigan as Paul F. Markham
  • John Fiore as Chief Arena
  • Kate Mara as Mary Jo Kopechne
  • Lexie Roth as Nance Lyons
  • Tamara Hickey as Marilyn Richards
  • Taylor Nichols as Ted Sorensen

Chappaquiddick will be released April 6, 2018 in the United States by Entertainment Studios.

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