First Quick TV Spot for Kathryn Bigelow's Detroit Riot Movie 'Detroit'
by Alex Billington
June 11, 2017
"I'm just gunna assume you're all criminals." Annapurna has debuted the first quick TV spot for Kathryn Bigelow's next film titled Detroit, about the Detroit Riots in 1967. The film features an ensemble cast of characters to tell the story of why so many citizens decided to rise up, and how the riot expanded so quickly to become so massive that the President had to send in federal troops to get things under control. The huge ensemble cast includes John Boyega, Jack Reynor, Will Poulter, Ben O'Toole, Hannah Murray, Anthony Mackie, Jacob Latimore, Algee Smith, Joseph David-Jones, Kaitlyn Dever, Jason Mitchell, John Krasinski, Jeremy Strong, and Laz Alonso. This is a nice follow-up to the first trailer, I just hope they show more footage soon that impresses, as this isn't doing much for me so far. Take a look.
Here's the first official TV spot for Kathryn Bigelow's Detroit, direct from Annapurna's YouTube:
You can still see the first official trailer + poster for Bigelow's Detroit here, for more footage from this.
A police raid in Detroit in 1967 results in one of the largest citizen uprisings in the United States' history. Telling the true story of the infamous Detroit riot that took place in July of 1967, which lasted five days. Detroit is directed by Oscar-winning American filmmaker Kathryn Bigelow, of the films Near Dark, Blue Steel, Point Break, Strange Days, The Weight of Water, K-19: The Widowmaker, Mission Zero, The Hurt Locker, Zero Dark Thirty, and the short film Last Days previously. The screenplay is written by Mark Boal, who has worked with Bigelow previously on scripts for The Hurt Locker and Zero Dark Thirty. Annapurna will release Detroit in theaters everywhere starting August 4th later this summer. Still interested in this?
Looks pretty good. I have very much enjoyed the last few Bigelow joints, so I have good expectations.
DAVIDPD on Jun 11, 2017
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