Judas and the Black Messiah (R)

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Synopsis

FBI informant William O'Neal infiltrates the Illinois Black Panther Party and is tasked with keeping tabs on their charismatic leader, Chairman Fred Hampton. A career thief, O'Neal revels in the danger of manipulating both his comrades and his handler, Special Agent Roy Mitchell. Hampton's political prowess grows just as he's falling in love with fellow revolutionary Deborah Johnson. Meanwhile, a battle wages for O'Neal's soul. Will he align with the forces of good? Or subdue Hampton and The Panthers by any means, as FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover commands?

Details

Drama
February 12th, 2021

Cast

Daniel Kaluuya
LaKeith Stanfield
Jesse Plemons
Dominique Fishback
Ashton Sanders

Director

Shaka King

Writer

Will Berson, Shaka King