Judas and the Black Messiah is directed by Shaka King (High Maintenance) and has a script signed in partnership with Will Berson (Mighty B!), In addition to the brothers Keith and Kenny Lucas (Lucas Bros Moving Co). A career thief, O'Neal revels in the danger of manipulating both his comrades and his handler, Special Agent Roy Mitchell.
Based on true events, Judas and the Black Messiah (formerly titled as Jesus Was My Homeboy) chronicles the rise of Black Panther chairman Fred Hampton leading up to his assassination, all told from the perspective of William O'Neal, the Federal Bureau of Investigation informant who infiltrated the Panthers and gave the information that led to Hampton's death.
A new trailer for the film Judas and the Black Messiah has been released, featuring Get Out star Daniel Kaluuya as Fred Hampton, the man who sparked cultural and political disruption by leading a revolution within the Black Panther movement. Martin Sheen co-stars as J. Edgar Hoover, who headed the Federal Bureau of Investigation during that time. Check out the latest English trailers, new movie trailers, trending English movie trailers, and more at ETimes - Times of India Entertainment.
"Judas and the Black Messiah" will premiere February 1 on the Festival's digital platforms and at various drive-ins in locations like Birmingham, Alabama, Columbia, South Carolina, and Atlanta, Georgia. The full cast includes Daniel Kaluuya, LaKeith Stanfield, Jesse Plemons, Dominique Fishback, Ashton Sanders, Martin Sheen, Algee Smith, Darrell Britt-Gibson, Dominique Thorne, Amari Cheatom, Caleb Eberhardt, and Lil Rel Howery. On the same day, it will begin a 31-day streaming period on HBO Max as well.
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