Long Shot is a 2019 American romantic comedy film directed by Jonathan Levine. The film stars Seth Rogen and Charlize Theron.The plot follows a journalist who begins to spend time with his former babysitter, who is now running for President.
Fred Flarsky is a gifted and free-spirited journalist who has a knack for getting into trouble. Charlotte Field is one of the most influential women in the world -- a smart, sophisticated and accomplished politician. When Fred unexpectedly runs into Charlotte, he soon realizes that she was his former baby sitter and childhood crush. When Charlotte decides to make a run for the presidency, she impulsively hires Fred as her speechwriter -- much to the dismay of her trusted advisers.