Regina King‘s directorial debut One Evening In Miami is likely one of the most talked-about movies of awards season, incomes early Oscar buzz. The movie depicts 4 Black icons whose worlds collide on (you guessed it) one night time in Miami — particularly, the night of Cassius Clay‘s historic battle towards Sonny Liston in 1964.
On Monday (January 4), Amazon Studios shared a brand-new official trailer for the movie, in addition to 4 posters depicting every of the movie’s leads: Kingsley Ben-Adir as Malcolm X, Eli Goree as Muhammad Ali (then Cassius Clay), Leslie Odom Jr. as Sam Cooke and Aldis Hodge as Jim Brown.
See the character posters under:
On one unbelievable night time in 1964, 4 icons of sports activities, music, and activism gathered to have fun one of many largest upsets in boxing historical past. When underdog Clay, quickly to be known as Muhammad Ali, defeats heavy weight champion Liston on the Miami Conference Corridor. Clay memorialized the occasion along with his three buddies: Malcolm X, Sam Cooke, and Jim Brown.
Primarily based on the award-winning play of the identical title, and directed by King, One Evening In Miami, is a fictional account impressed by the historic night time these 4 formidable figures spent collectively. It appears to be like on the struggles these males confronted and the very important position they every performed within the civil rights motion and cultural upheaval of the Sixties. Greater than 40 years later, their conversations on racial injustice, faith, and private accountability nonetheless resonate.
Watch the official trailer under:
One Evening In Miami opens in choose U.S. theaters January eighth and on Prime Video January fifteenth.