LBJ centers on the political upheaval that Vice President Johnson faced when he was thrust into the presidency at the hands of an assassin's bullet in November 1963. With political battles on both sides of the aisle, Johnson struggles to heal a nation and secure his presidency by passing Kennedy's historic Civil Rights Act.
Even though they'd both known each other for years, Director Rob Reiner never actually met Jennifer Jason Leigh in the flesh during this shoot because she arrived each day on the set already in make-up and costume as Lady Bird Johnson. Not until the film wrapped and they shared a flight home, did Rob have the opportunity to re-engage with Jennifer in an informal setting. See more »
Nov. 23, 1963 was a rainy day in DC. Kennedy's Oval Office furnishings were removed in the rain. The depictions of a bright, sunny day, seen through the windows, is an error. See more »