Sometimes you have to watch your back, including the ones that are supposed to be watching it.
In the 60s Fred Hampton (Daniel Kaluuya) was the head of the Black Panther Party in Chicago, and he had the idea to establish the Rainbow Coalition, a multicultural political organization to try to fight injustice and work for social change. Unfortunately for Fred, this put him on the watch list of the FBI as a radical threat.
This put the Judas in this story into place, William O’Neal (LaKeith Stanfield). He had some major changes, that agent Roy Mitchell (Jesse Plemons) put in place that he could drop, if William did something for him.
This trailer looks incredible and feels like something important for the times we live in, and I can’t wait.
‘Judas and the Black Messiah’ releases in theaters in 2021.