The Founder

Character: Joan Smith

Directed by: John Lee Hancock

Written by: Robert Siegel

Produced by: Don Handfield, Karen Lunder, Jeremy Renner, Aaron Ryder

Cast Members: Michael Keaton, Nick Offerman, John Carroll Lynch, Patrick Wilson, B. J. Novak, Laura Dern

Released date: January 20, 2017

Genre: Biography, Drama, History

The true story of how Ray Kroc, a struggling salesman from Illinois, met Mac and Dick McDonald, who were running a burger operation in 1950s Southern California. Kroc was impressed by the brothers' speedy system of making the food and saw franchise potential. Kroc soon maneuvers himself into a position to be able to pull the company from the brothers and create a multi-billion dollar empire.

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→ He took someone else’s idea and America ate it up.
→ Risk taker. Rule breaker. Game changer.
→ Based on the true story
→ You’ve had their food, but do you know their story?
→ In the world of business, it’s founders keepers.
→ You’ve had their food, but do you know their secrets?

Script developed by Never Enough Design