Check out the first official trailer of Queen & Slim, the upcoming drama movie directed by Melina Matsoukas based on a script by James Frey and Lena Waithe and starring Daniel Kaluuya and Jodie Turner-Smith:
Plot synopsis: “While on a forgettable first date together in Ohio, a black man (Get Out’s Daniel Kaluuya) and a black woman (Jodie Turner-Smith, in her first starring feature-film role), are pulled over for a minor traffic infraction. The situation escalates, with sudden and tragic results, when the man kills the police officer in self-defense. Terrified and in fear for their lives, the man, a retail employee, and the woman, a criminal defense lawyer, are forced to go on the run. But the incident is captured on video and goes viral, and the couple unwittingly become a symbol of trauma, terror, grief and pain for people across the country. As they drive, these two unlikely fugitives will discover themselves and each other in the most dire and desperate of circumstances, and will forge a deep and powerful love that will reveal their shared humanity and shape the rest of their lives. Joining a legacy of films such as Bonnie and Clyde and Thelma & Louise, Queen & Slim is a powerful, consciousness-raising love story that confronts the staggering human toll of racism and the life-shattering price of violence.”
When a cop ask you to do something just do it for God’s sake! Better lawyering up later on than making one’s situation worse or even dying on the spot… Anyway, interesting movie ahead.
The release date of the movie is set to Queen & Slim is set to November 27, 2019.