Anne Hathaway is a gritty journalist in a new Netflix political thriller that also stars Ben Affleck and Willem Dafoe

NetflixAnne Hathaway stars in Netflix’s new movie ‘The Last Thing He Wanted.’
  • Netflix released a trailer for Oscar-nominated filmmaker Dee Rees’ new movie “The Last Thing He Wanted.”
  • The political thriller is based on Joan Didion’s novel of the same name.
  • It follows veteran journalist Elena (Anne Hathaway) as she investigates an international arms deal in which her father (Willem Dafoe) is involved.
  • Ben Affleck plays Treat Morrison, a US government official who becomes both professionally and romantically involved with Elena. Rosie Perez also stars.
  • “The Last Thing He Wanted” will premiere at this year’s Sundance Film Festival before arriving on Netflix on February 21.
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