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The First TV Spot For Kathryn Bigelow’s ‘DETROIT’

June 10, 2017

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Annapurna Pictures has released the first TV spot for their upcoming DETROIT film during the NBA Finals. From Academy Award-winning director of The Hurt Locker and Zero Dark Thirty, DETROIT tells the gripping story of one of the most terrifying moments during the civil unrest that rocked Detroit in the summer of ’67.

Detroit offers a crime drama set against the backdrop of Detroit’s 1967 riots, a gripping story of one of the darkest moments during the civil unrest that rocked Detroit during that summer.

Starring John Boyega, Will Poulter, Algee Smith, Jacob Latimore, Jason Mitchell, Hannah Murray, Kaitlyn Never, Jack Reynor, Ben O’Toole, Joseph David Jones, Ephraim Sykes, Leon Thomas III, Nathan Davis Jr., Peyton Alex Smith, Malcolm David Kelley, Gbenga Akkinabve, Chris Chalk, Jeremy Strong, Laz Alonzo, Austin Hebert, Miguel Pimentel, Kris Davis, John Krasinski and Anthony Mackie.

Detroit marks the second collaboration between Annapurna and Bigelow, who previously worked together alongside Mark Boal, on the Oscar-winning film, Zero Dark Thirty. Bigelow produces the film with Annapurna’s Megan Ellison and Matthew Budman. Boal writes the script and also produces with Colin Wilson. Greg Shapiro executive produces.

Detroit hits theaters on August 4, which coincides with the 50th anniversary of the riots.

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