'Judas and the Black Messiah' tells the story of Fred Hampton, Black Panther and civil rights revolutionary, who [spoilers if you dont know about Fred Hampton I guess?]was murdered by the FBI at the age of 21. Hampton is played by British actor Daniel Kaluuya who has previously starred in 'Get Out' with co-star Lakeith Stanfield, who plays informant William O'Neal. The narrative of the film follows betrayal and leads up to his assassination.
It will be released next year.
The film also includes actors Jesse Plemons, Ashton Sanders, Algee Smith, Dominique Fishback, and Martin Sheen.
Story: Shaka King, Will Berson, Kenny and Keith Lucas.
Screenplay: Shaka King, Will Berson.
Director: Shaka King.