This feels like it has arrived at an incredibly timely manner, Aaron Sorkin‘s new drama The Trial of the Chicago 7, based on the real-life events of the late 60s, does look like it could be now, which is equally worrying and intriguing.
In what was intended to be a peaceful protest at the 1968 Democratic National Convention turned into a violent clash with police and the National Guard. The organisers of the protest—including Abbie Hoffman, Jerry Rubin, Tom Hayden and Bobby Seale—were charged with conspiracy to incite a riot and the trial that followed was one of the most notorious in history….
This has an outstanding cast, and it’s great to see certain actors in different types of roles, especially Sacha Baron Cohen in full drama mode, which is sure to be something that has to be seen. The film also stars Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Michael Keaton, Frank Langella, John Carroll Lynch, Eddie Redmayne, Mark Rylance, Alex Sharp, Jeremy Strong, Noah Robbins, Danny Flaherty, Ben Shenkman, Kelvin Harrison Jr., Caitlin Fitzgerald, Alice Kremelberg, John Doman, J.C. MacKenzie, Damien Young, Wayne Duvall, and C.J. Wilson – Here’s your trailer…
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