"Talk Radio," Oscar-winning director Oliver Stone's latest film, opens Dec. 21 in selected markets in the United States and Canada.

The powerful drama focuses on a few days in the life of an embittered radio talk show host, played by Eric Bogosian. Also appearing are Ellen Greene, Alec Baldwin, Leslie Hope and John Panknow.Bogosian and Stone collaborated on the screenplay, which was based on the critically acclaimed play by Bogosian and Tad Savinar, and the book "Talked to Death: The Life and Murder of Alan Berg," by Steven Singular.

Stone's previous films include the Oscar-winning "Platoon," "Wall Street" and "Salvador."