George Clooney plays presidential candidate Governor Mike Morris. Armed with a rock solid campaign manager in Paul Zara (Philip Seymour Hoffman) and Gosling as Stephen Myers, Morris is the perfect candidate. He says the right things and people believe in him. More important to this story, Stephen believes in him.
The Ides of March is not just about politics, but it’s about ideals.
“He is the Michael Jackson of Directing”, says Ryan Gosling praising writer, director George Clooney.