Regina King’s One Night in Miami is set to release in select theatres on December 25 and later launch on streamer Amazon Prime Video on January 15, 2021. The director said, “To complete and release a film within the same year is a difficult task. We welcomed the challenge because we knew now was the time for this film to be released. Amazon fully supported our intention and I could not be more excited this prescient story will be seen across the globe.”
Her film premiered at the Venice Film Festival in September where it received overwhelming reviews from the critics. The film was then screened at the Toronto International Film Festival.
The film is an adaptation of Kemp Powers’ 2013 stage play which finds iconic historical figures such as young boxer Cassius Clay, activist Malcolm X, singer Sam Cooke and football star Jim Brown.
The film stars Kingsley Ben-Adir as Malcolm X, Eli Goree as Cassius Clay, Aldis Hodge as Jim Brown, and Leslie Odom Jr as Sam Cooke.
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