Let’s first look into the basic trivia about the film: Judas and the Black Messiah is an upcoming American biographical drama film which is based on the life of Fred Hampton, who was a chairman of the Black Panther Party in the late 1960s Illinois. It is directed and produced by the King of Shaka.
The writers of the film are Shaka King and Will Berson. Follows the story of King, Berson, Kenny, and Keith Lucas, the film stars Daniel Kaluuya and Lakeith Stanfield. Music for the film is made by Mark Isham and distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures. Today we are going to talk about what fans have been waiting for, all about the movie Judas and the Black Messiah and its new release date!
Judas and the Black Messiah: Detailed Cast
For fans who are really excited to know about the detailed cast of the film, we bring the information you need.
We see Daniel Kaluuya as Fred Hampton, Lakeith Stanfield as William O’Neal, Jesse Plemons as Roy Mitchell, Dominique Fishback as Deborah Johnson, Ashton Sanders as Larry Roberson, Martin Sheen as J. Edgar Hoover, Algee Smith as Jake Winters, Lil Rel Howery as Brian, Jermaine Fowler as Mark Clark, Darrell Britt-Gibson as Bobby Rush, Robert Longstreet as Special Agent Carlyle and Dominique Thorne, Amari Cheatom and Caleb Eberhardt.
Judas And The Black Messiah: Newest Release Date
Originally, the film was scheduled to be released on August 21, 2020, but because of the COVID-19 pandemic, it was postponed till 2021. So Warner Bros. has rescheduled the release of Judas and Black Messiah for February 12, 2021, in the United States. According to Entertainment Weekly, the film will debut in theaters and HBO Max for a period of one month. The film will also be the subject of the 2021 Oscar race.
Judas And The Black Messiah: Other Details
Let’s look into what the film is all about!. It is based on the assassination of Black Panther Party activist Fred Hampton in 1969. Karuya discusses the role of Hampton, who is a mysterious activist and organizer and who joined the Black Panther Party and chaired the Illinois branch and Vice-Chairman of the National Party. Hampton was 21 years old during his assassination, and it was during a coordinated assassination by tactical forces ordered by the FBI and the Chicago Police Department.
Stanfield depicts William O’Neill, the FBI informant who accessed the Panthers. “Judas Iscariot,” featuring Jesse Plemons, Dominique Fishback, and Martin Sheen, and the feature was created by Filmmaker Ryan Coogler, famous for “Black Panther” and “Creed.”
The principal photography of the film began in Cleveland, Ohio, on October 21, 2019. On November 25 and 26, 2019, filming took place at the Ohio State Reformatory in Mansfield, and production ended on December 19, 2019.
The film was originally announced to be titled Jesus Was My Homeboy, but later, the film was reported to get titled Judas and the Black Messiah before being described as untitled. In July 2020, the title of the film was confirmed to be Judas and the Black Messiah. Stay tuned for more updates!