It’s the final weeks of the most consequential presidential election in history. America is poised to elect either its first female president (Ann Dowd) or its first viable independent candidate (John Cena). Reporting history as it’s made, an idealistic young journalist (Jodie Turner-Smith) teams up with her idol, legendary journalist Nick Booker (Brian Cox), to uncover a conspiracy that places the fate of the election, and the country, in their hands. 

The Independent is directed by Amy Rice and written by Evan Parter. It stars Jodie Turner-Smith, Brian Cox, John Cena, and Ann Dowd.

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It releases on Peacock on November 2nd, 2022. The Independent joins a library of iconic films like Beast, Jurassic World Dominion, The Black Phone, and more.

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