Judas and the Black Messiah

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In Theaters: February 12, 2021

On DVD/Blu-ray: May 4, 2021

TV Premiere Date: February 12, 2021 - HBO Max

R | 2h 6m | Drama

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Fred Hampton (Daniel Kaluuya) is the passionate chairman of the Illinois Black Panther Party. His activity gets the attention of the FBI, so when William O'Neal (LaKeith Stanfield) gets into trouble with the law, agent Roy Mitchell (Jesse Plemons) offers to get the charges dropped in exchange for William becoming an FBI informant.

O'Neal poses as a Black Panther follower and helps the FBI get into Hampton's inner circle, but his situation becomes dangerous when the Black Panthers suspect there's a rat in their midst.

Director: Shaka King
Studio: Warner Bros. Pictures
Producer(s): Ryan Coogler, Charles D. King, Shaka King
Cast: Daniel Kaluuya, LaKeith Stanfield, Jesse Plemons, Dominique Fishback, Ashton Sanders, Martin Sheen, Algee Smith, Darrell Britt-Gibson, Dominique Thorne, Amari Cheatom, Caleb Eberhardt, Lil Rel Howery
Writer(s): Will Berson, Shaka King
Official Site: judasandtheblackmessiah.com
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