Judas and the Black Messiah

Director

Shaka King

Runtime

2hr 6mins

Starring

Daniel Kaluuya, LaKeith Stanfield, Jesse Plemons

Rated

R

Category
Comedy, Hollywood, Mystery

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?