The trailer for the highly anticipated movie The Birth of a Nation has arrived!
Nate Parker stars in the film and he also wrote and directed it. Aja Naomi King, Armie Hammer, Gabrielle Union, Jackie Earle Haley, and Penelope Ann Miller also star in the movie, in theaters on October 7.
Set against the antebellum South, The Birth of a Nation follows Nat Turner (Parker), a literate slave and preacher, whose financially strained owner, Samuel Turner (Hammer), accepts an offer to use Nat’s preaching to subdue unruly slaves. As he witnesses countless atrocities – against himself and his fellow slaves – Nat orchestrates an uprising in the hopes of leading his people to freedom.
THE BIRTH OF A NATION: Official HD Teaser Trailer