Queen & Slim

Release Date:  11/27/19; In Theaters
Genre:   Drama
Rating: R
Director:  Melina Matsoukas
Studio(s):   Universal Pictures, 3Blackdot, BRON Studios, De La Revolución Films, Hillman Grad, Makeready.
Running Time: TBA
Cast:  Daniel Kaluuya (Slim), Jodie Turner-Smith (Queen), Bokeem Woodbine (Uncle Earl), Chloë Sevigny.

Story:   The script is described as a Bonnie and Clyde story that centers on a black couple out on a first date whose night goes terribly awry. They end up killing a police officer in self-defense and, on the run, head to Cuba.  According to Universal, Queen & Slim explores America’s social and political climate through the lens of a genre-defying love story.  The film was written by Lena Waithe and will be directed by Insecure executive producer, Melina Matsoukas in her feature film directorial debut.  Sources:  IMDB; Indiewire; Essence.com.  Photo Source:  Essence.com/NBCUniversal.

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