Dealing with a series of protests that essentially brought parts of America to a standstill in 1968, it is hard to imagine that The Trial Of The Chicago 7 could be released at a more timely moment, considering that America is now home to some similarly impassioned protests.
Penned and directed by The West Wing and The Social Network scribe Aaron Sorkin, a stunning cast has been assembled to tell the story of the unrest which dogged the convention in Chicago. The Trial of the Chicago 7 sees him flex those skills even more as the trailer showcases a film that brings out the best in his emotive storytelling.
Paramount Pictures originally planned to premiere the movie in limited release on September 25, 2020, before going wide on October 16, 2020, but due to the coronavirus pandemic, the film's theatrical plans were shelved and the streaming giant stepped in to acquire global rights for the film.
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In football parlance, this isn't a bad starting XI: Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Sacha Baron Cohen, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Michael Keaton, Frank Langella, John Carroll Lynch, Eddie Redmayne, Mark Rylance, Alex Sharp, Jeremy Strong and William Hurt.
The pandemic has pushed back the release dates of multiple movies and has many films that have taken the support of streaming platforms for the release as the theaters are not open and those who are open won't be able to fetch a lot of audiences because everyone is scared of the deadly coronavirus. Organizers Abbie Hoffman, Jerry Rubin, Bobby Seale and Tom Hayden were charged with conspiracy and inciting to riot.
Watchmen actor Yahya Abdul-Mateen II also stars as Black Panther activist Bobby Seale.
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Partis dans le calme depuis la place de la Bourse, les manifestants - quelques centaines - doivent rallier la porte de Champerret. L'humoriste a affirmé que son engagement avec les Gilets jaunes n'était pas contradictoire avec le respect de la police.
The Chicago 7 were acquitted of conspiracy charges but some of the men were convicted of crossing state lines to incite a riot.
The movie will hit Netflix in October. Demonstrators threw bricks, police responded with tear gas and the center of Chicago was engulfed in flames.
The trailer gives an insight into Sorkin's urgent drama from the courtroom tension to the steps of the courthouse as demonstrators chant "The whole world is watching". We'll leave you with the film's official synopsis...
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The Trial of the Chicago 7 will likely be launched on Netflix.