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Judas and The Black Messiah

Judas and The Black Messiah movie poster
R 2h 6m
Biography, Drama, History
Released February 12th, 2021

Jesse Plemons, LaKeith Stanfield, Daniel Kaluuya, Martin Sheen

FBI informant William O'Neal infiltrates the Illinois Black Panther Party and is tasked with keeping tabs on their charismatic leader, Chairman Fred Hampton. A career thief, O'Neal revels in the danger of manipulating both his comrades and his handler, Special Agent Roy Mitchell. Hampton's political prowess grows just as he's falling in love with fellow revolutionary Deborah Johnson. Meanwhile, a battle wages for O'Neal's soul. Will he align with the forces of good? Or subdue Hampton and The Panthers by any means, as FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover commands?

Directed By:
Shaka King
Written By:
Will Berson (Screenplay by), Shaka King (screenplay by), Keith Lucas (story by), Kenneth Lucas (story by)