The all-new biographical movie, Judas and the Black Messiah is all set to release this February in the United States theatrically and digitally both. The film is nominated for two Golden Globe Awards. Here are the things you should know before watching this amazing film.
The film was lauded by critics, who admired King's direction, the performances, and its timely themes. For his performance, Kaluuya was nominated for Best Supporting Actor at the Golden Globes and Screen Actor Guild Awards.
Read more to know about the five things that you should know before watching Judas and the Black Messiah movie:
1] Judas and the Black Messiah Direction And Production
The film is directed and produced by Shaka King, from a screenplay written by King and Will Bers on under the banner MACRO, Participant, Bron Creative, Proximity, distributed by Warner Bros Pictures.
2] Movie Cast
Judas and the Black Messiah movie has actor Daniel Kaluuya as Fred Hampton, chairman of the Black Panther Party chapter in Chicago, and Lakeith Stanfield as William O'Neal, an FBI informant who infiltrates the Party in the main lead roles. Jesse Plemons, Dominique Fishback, Ashton Sanders, Darrell Britt-Gibson, Lil Rel Howery, Algee Smith, and Martin Sheen also starred in the film's cast.
3] Storyline And Premise
Based in late 1960s Chicago, petty criminal William O'Neal agrees to work as an informant for the FBI in order to infiltrate the Black Panther Party and take down the chairman of its Illinois chapter Fred Hampton.
It is the story of Fred Hampton, Chairman of the Illinois Black Panther Party, and his fateful betrayal by FBI informant William O'Neal.
4] Trailer Video
Here is the official trailer video of the film, watch now:
5] Judas and the Black Messiah Release Date, Where To Watch
The film is set to be released in the United States by Warner Bros Pictures on February 12, 2021, simultaneously in theaters and digitally on HBO Max. It will also release on 5 March 2021 in India theatrically.