The Wait Is Over! Watch The First Trailer For Steve McQueen’s ’12 Years A Slave’ + Poster | Shadow and Act

12 years a Slave

The R-rated slave narrative, McQueen’s 3rd feature, boasts a rather impressive cast of actors, including: Chiwetel Ejiofor (as Solomon Northup, the star of the film and whose story it tells), Michael Fassbender, Ruth Negga, Adepero Oduye, Alfre Woodard, Lupita Nyong’o, Paul Dano, Benedict Cumberbatch, Scoot McNairy, Garret Dillahunt, Brad Pitt, Michael K. Williams,  Paul Giamatti, Sarah Paulson and others. 

I expect it to be an awards season favorite, especially in key roles, both in front of and behind the camera, in what will probably signal the beginning of the end of what I previously referred to as “slave movie fever.”

via The Wait Is Over! Watch The First Trailer For Steve McQueen’s ’12 Years A Slave’ + Poster | Shadow and Act.

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