Welcome back, Kathryn Bigelow…welcome back. It’s been five years since the Oscar-winning director released a feature-length movie, and that’s five years too long if you ask us.
Thankfully she is making a grand return with Detroit. A movie based on the 1967 Detroit riot, one of the deadliest and most costly examples of civil unrest in American history. The five-day riot killed over 40 people, injured more than 1,000 and featured more than $40 million in property damage.
The writer behind this film is the talented Mark Boal. He previously worked with Bigelow on Zero Dark Thirty and The Hurt Locker.
Detroit stars John Krasinski, John Boyega, Jason Mitchell, Anthony Mackie and Will Poulter. It’s scheduled to hit theaters August 4, 2017, and you should probably save that date in your phone now. You will not want to miss this one.
Check out the first trailer below…