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The first trailer has been released from The Chicago 8, writer-director Pinchas Perry's drama based on the true story of eight Vietnam war protesters who stood trial for inciting riots at the 1968 Democratic National Convention. This first look at the upcoming docudrama focuses on Orlando Jones as Bobby Seale, the Black Panther Party founder who was one of the defendants in this historic trial. Take a look at the first footage from this period drama, based on actual courtroom transcripts, then check out The Chicago 8, releasing exclusively on VOD formats September 4th.
The Chicago 8 - Trailer
The Chicago 8 is the true story from the notorious 1968 trial that resulted when seven leaders of a Vietnam anti-war movement, and a member of the Black Panthers, were charged with conspiracy to incite devastating riots in Chicago. Desperate to stop what they saw as an "immoral war", this group was »
Virginia Madsen is set to join the cast of the second season of AMC’s period Western Hell On Wheels in a three-episode arc, playing Mrs. Hannah Durant, wife of Thomas “Doc” Durant (Colm Meaney). She is with UTA and Untitled. Treme regular Jon Seda has booked a three-episode arc on NBC’s upcoming firefighter drama Chicago Fire. He will play Det. Antonio Dawson, brother to paramedic Gabriela Dawson (Monica Raymund). Seda, repped by ICM and A Management, will next be seen in the Walter Hill feature Bullet to the Head. David Julian Hirsh has booked a season-long recurring role on the final season of Weeds, playing the liberal and charming Rabbi Dave. After the Showtime comedy, the actor, repped by Industry and Apa, goes straight into production on the Lifetime TV movie A Narrow Bridge, in which he stars opposite Toni Braxton. Billy Zane has been cast as the »
- NELLIE ANDREEVA
2 items from 2012
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