Thanks to Fox Searchlight here’s the first official trailer of The Birth of a Nation, the upcoming drama movie directed by Nate Parker and starring Nate Parker, Armie Hammer, Jackie Earle Haley, Aja Naomi King, Colman Domingo, Penelope Ann Miller, Mark Boone Junior, Gabrielle Union, and Roger Guenveur Smith:
THE BIRTH OF A NATION
“Set against the antebellum South, THE BIRTH OF A NATION follows Nat Turner (Nate Parker), a literate slave and preacher, whose financially strained owner, Samuel Turner (Armie Hammer), accepts an offer to use Nat’s preaching to subdue unruly slaves. As he witnesses countless atrocities – against himself and his fellow slaves – Nat orchestrates an uprising in the hopes of leading his people to freedom.”
What do you think of this trailer of The Birth of a Nation? Are you excited about soon seeing the story of the black Spartacus?
The film will be released in theaters on October 7, 2016.