‘Detroit’ Unveils 2 New TV Spots Starring John Boyega and Will Poulter

Detroit star John Boyega

John Boyega stars in ‘Detroit.’ (Photo Credit: Annapurna Pictures)

Two short trailers for Oscar winner Kathryn Bigelow’s Detroit have just been released by Annapurna Pictures. The dramatic action film is based on the 1967 Detroit riot (known as the 12th Street riot) and stars John Boyega, 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.

Detroit was written by Mark Boal and produced by Boal, Bigelow, Megan Ellison, Matthew Budman, and Colin Wilson. Annapurna Pictures has set an August 4, 2017.

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.

Rebecca Murray

Rebecca Murray

Editor in Chief at Showbiz Junkies
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