BOOM! FIRST TRAILER, PICS + RELEASE DATE FOR KATHRYN BIGELOW’S ‘DETROIT’ BOASTS A SOLID CAST OF FAMILIAR FACES







“Detroit” tells the gripping story of one of the darkest moments during the civil unrest that took place over five haunting summer days in 1967. The film explores systemic racism in urban Detroit.


An August 4, 2017 release date is set; this year marks the 50th anniversary of the riots.


The feature, Oscar-winning director Bigelow’s tenth as a director, is financed by Annapurna Pictures. It’s also on the S&A Oscar 2018 predictions list.


Bigelow is a two time Oscar winner for producing and directing “The Hurt Locker.” Boal is a two time Oscar-winner for producing and writing “The Hurt Locker.” Bigelow, Boal and Ellison’s previous collaboration, “Zero Dark Thirty,” received five Oscar nominations including best picture and best screenplay.


The first trailer for “Detroit” follows below; above and below are first official images from the film:






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