Annapurna Pictures has released a new trailer and historical featurette for Kathryn Bigelow’s “Detroit” which tells the story of one of the most terrifying moments during the civil unrest that rocked Detroit in the summer of 1967.
The gripping story offers a crime drama set against the backdrop of the riots of that season – considered one of the darkest moments of modern American history. The August 4th release date will coincide with the 50th anniversary of the riots.
John Boyega, Will Poulter, Algee Smith, Jacob Latimore, Jason Mitchell, Hannah Murray, Kaitlyn Dever, Jack Reynor, Ben O’Toole, Joseph David Jones and more co-star in the film which Bigelow is producing wiht Megan Ellison and Matthew Budman. Mark Boal penned the script.