Amazon Studios has revealed a new poster and trailer for One Night In Miami, a fictionalized account of a legendary night of friends – who also just so happened to be icons of the Civil Rights Movement.
On one incredible night in 1964, four icons of sports, music, and activism gathered to celebrate one of the biggest upsets in boxing history. When underdog Cassius Clay, soon to be called Muhammad Ali, (Eli Goree), defeats heavy weight champion Sonny Liston at the Miami Convention Hall, Clay memorialized the event with three of his friends: Malcolm X (Kingsley Ben-Adir), Sam Cooke (Leslie Odom Jr.) and Jim Brown (Aldis Hodge).
Based on the award-winning play of the same name, and directed by Regina King, One Night In Miami… is a fictional account inspired by the historic night these four formidable figures spent together. It looks at the struggles these men faced and the vital role they each played in the civil rights movement and cultural upheaval of the 1960s. More than 40 years later, their conversations on racial injustice, religion, and personal responsibility still resonate.
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- People / Bands: Aldis Hodge | Beau Bridges | Eli Goree | Joaquina Kalukango | Kingsley Ben-Adir | Lance Reddick | Leslie Odom Jr. | Nicolette Robinson
- Shows / Movies: One Night in Miami
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