Solomon Northup 12 Years A Slave

In this new featurette of 12 Years a Slave the cast and crew of the film talk about Solomon Northup, the free man kidnapped and sold into slavery whose life serves as the inspiration for the movie:

12 Years A Slave – A portrait of Solomon Northup

“In the pre-Civil War United States, Solomon Northup (played by Chiwetel Ejiofor), a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery.”

There’s also a new international poster:

(Click on the poster to enlarge.)

The film will open in theaters on October 18, 2013.

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