Here’s the trailer for writer-director Aaron Sorkin‘s all-star The Trail Of The Chicago 7. Sorkin writes and directs the true-life tale which has been in development in different incarnations for years (Steven Spielberg was set to direct in 2007).
TheNetflix film stars Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Sacha Baron Cohen, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Michael Keaton, Frank Langella, John Carroll Lynch, Eddie Redmayne and Mark Rylance. It drops on 16 October 2020. This looks punchy.
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 organizers 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.