‘Detroit’ Final Trailer: Kathryn Bigelow’s Dramatic Film Based on True Events

Detroit star John Boyega
John Boyega stars in ‘Detroit.’

The final trailer for Annapurna Pictures’ dramatic film Detroit has arrived featuring John Boyega (Star Wars: The Force Awakens). Directed by Kathryn Bigelow, Detroit reunites the award-winning filmmaker with her Zero Dark Thirty and The Hurt Locker screenwriter Mark Boal. This R-rated thriller based on true events could see Bigelow back on the awards circuit at the end of the year. Annapurna Pictures is targeting an August 4, 2017 theatrical release.

In addition to Boyega, the cast includes Will Poulter, Algee Smith, Jacob Latimore, Jason Mitchell, Hannah Murray, Kaitlyn Dever, Jack Reynor, Ben O’Toole, Joseph David Jones, Ephraim Sykes, Leon Thomas III, Nathan Davis Jr., Peyton Alex Smith, Malcolm David Kelley, Gbenga Akinnabve, Chris Chalk, Jeremy Strong, Laz Alonzo, Austin Hebert, Miguel Pimentel, Kris Davis, John Krasinski and Anthony Mackie. Bigelow, Boal, Megan Ellison, Matthew Budman, and Colin Wilson produced the drama inspired by real events.

The Plot: Detroit tells the gripping story of one of the most terrifying moments during the civil unrest that rocked Detroit in the summer of ’67.