Amazon Releases One Night In Miami Trailer

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Based on the award-winning play, One Night in Miami, imagines a fictional night when Muhammed Ali, Malcolm X, Sam Cooke, and Jim Brown meet in a hotel room to talk about the future of black people in America. Directed by Regina King, the film is set to premiere on Amazon Prime in mid-January.

One Night in Miami, takes place on one incredible night in 1964, when the four icons of sports, music, and activism gathered to celebrate one of the biggest upsets in boxing history.

When underdog Cassius Clay, soon to be called Muhammad Ali, (Eli Goree), defeats heavy weight champion Sonny Liston at the Miami Convention Hall, Clay memorialized the event with three of his friends: Malcolm X (Kingsley Ben-Adir), Sam Cooke (Leslie Odom Jr.) and Jim Brown (Aldis Hodge).

Based on the award-winning play of the same name, and directed by Regina King, One Night In Miami… is a fictional account inspired by the historic night these four formidable figures spent together.

It looks at the struggles these men faced and the vital role they each played in the civil rights movement and cultural upheaval of the 1960s. More than 40 years later, their conversations on racial injustice, religion, and personal responsibility still resonate.

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