Watch: ‘The Founder’ Shows How McDonald’s Became a Fast-Food Superpower

January 4, 2017

The film hits theaters nationwide January 20

Here’s the latest trailer for The Founder, the long-awaited film chronicling McDonald’s rise from a single drive-in to a fast-food superpower. Starring Michael Keaton as empire-builder Ray Kroc alongside Laura Dern and Nick Offerman (who’s barely recognizable minus his Ron Swanson beard), the film was originally set to hit theaters in Summer 2016, but producers the Weinstein Company pushed it back in hopes of making it a serious contender for awards season.

While the McDonald brothers were bought out in 1961 for just a few million dollars, Kroc was worth $8 billion by