McDonald‘s maybe more ‘The Simpler The Better’ now but set for release in UK & Irish cinemas this coming Friday (17th February) is The Founder, and ‘We’re ‘lovin’ it’! Starring Michael Keaton as Ray Kroc the Milkshake machine salesman who turned a small time Family run burger stand to become a world renowned Fast Food Empire. We won’t go too much into how Ray Kroc took those steps apart from he was a ruthless, determined business man.
To celebrate the movies upcoming cinema release, we have this new infographic which presents us with some interesting facts. Facts that blow McDonald’s rivals (KFC, Burger King) away as easy as filling your cup with one of their famous ‘Shakes.
Like one of those collectable toys in a Happy Meal, Studiocanal have kindly sent us a brand new clip called ‘Selling The American Dream‘. In this clip We see Ray selling the dream to potential franchise owners, Just remember 3 important words…’McDonald’s Is Family’
We were invited to a special preview of The Founder last week and you can read our review here.
The Founder is a drama that tells the true story of how Ray Kroc (Keaton), a salesman from Illinois, met Mac and Dick McDonald, who were running a burger operation in 1950s Southern California. Kroc was impressed by the brothers’ speedy system of making the food and saw franchise potential. He maneuvered himself into a position to be able to pull the company from the brothers and create a billion-dollar empire.
The Founder is out in UK&Ireland from 17th February, co-starring Laura Dern, B.J Novak, Nick Offerman, John Carroll Lynch, Linda Cardellini, Justin Randell Brooke and Patrick Wilson.