Evidently hoping to build yet another award season campaign a la The Irishman and Uncut Gems, Netflix will soon be releasing historic legal drama The Trial of the Chicago 7 with tour-de-force writer/director Aaron Sorkin at the helm - A Few Good Men, The West Wing, The Social Network, Moneyball - and a story brought to life on screens by a positively stacked cast.
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The film explores the story of the Chicago 7, a group of defendants charged with conspiracy and inciting to riot among the U.S. counter-protests in 1968, when they had summoned a crowd of 15,000 to protest against the Vietnam War at the Democratic National Convention. The trial transfixed the nation and sparked a conversation meant to undermine the US government.
The movie was initially going to be released in September 2020 but due to the ongoing health crisis Covid-19 pandemic, the makers canceled the theater release of the movie.
When is The Trial of the Chicago 7 released on Netflix?
The movie see many of Hollywood's biggest stars portray the seven defendants. The organizers of the protest-including Abbie Hoffman, Jerry Rubin, Tom Hayden and Bobby Seale-were charged with conspiracy to incite a riot and the trial that followed was one of the most notorious in history.
Watchmen star Yahya Abdul-Mateen II plays Bobby Searle in the dramatisation, activist and co-founder of the Black Panthers. Michael Keaton, Mark Rylance and William Damage additionally take roles. The film revolves around the time the late 1960s where a group of 7 anti-Vietnam protesters is charged with a conspiracy case. Demonstrators threw bricks, police responded with tear gas and the center of Chicago was engulfed in flames.
We additionally get a primary glimpse of numerous movie's notable stars - together with Sacha Baron Cohen and Joseph Gordon Levitt. You can too try the finest collection on Netflix and finest films on Netflix to hold you entertained or go to to our TV Information for extra to watch.