Watch The First Trailer Of ‘The Hate U Give’ Starring Amandla Stenberg
20th Century Fox has released the trailer for The Hate U Give, which stars Amandla Stenberg as Starr Carter standing up against injustice.
I had the pleasure of seeing a 40-minute preview of George Tillman Jr. captivatingly impressive feature film, The Hate U Give, which is adapted from the Angie Thomas novel of the same name. Without spoiling anything, let me just say that this is going to be another conversation to put up against the insane times we are living in when it comes to existing while black amongst the police.
After Angie teased the trailer, the detailed look at the film finds Everything, Everything star Amandla Stenberg leading an ensemble of talented actors to tell the story of Starr Carter. Here’s the premise: Starr Carter is a prep school student who witnesses the fatal shooting of her childhood best friend at the hands of a white police officer. Facing pressure from all sides of the community, she must find her voice and decide to stand up for what’s right.
Regina Hall, Sabrina Carpenter, Issa Rae, KJ Apa, Anthony Mackie, and Common co-star in the film, which was adapted by Audrey Wells.
Watch The Hate U Give trailer above and circle October 19 for when the film will be in theaters nationwide.