Check out the latest trailers released Film and TV this week …
Title: The Little Things
Synopsis: Deputy Sheriff Joe “Deke” Deacon joins forces with Sgt. Jim Baxter to search for a serial killer who’s terrorising Los Angeles. As they track the culprit, Baxter is unaware that the investigation is dredging up echoes of Deke’s past, uncovering disturbing secrets that could threaten more than his case.
Relevant Cast: Denzel Washington, Olivia Washington (Denzel’s daughter), Michael Hyatt, (Brit Born American Actress)
Release Date: 12th February 2021
Title: Judas and The Black Messiah
Synopsis: Offered a plea deal by the FBI, William O’Neal infiltrates the Illinois chapter of the Black Panther Party to gather intelligence on Chairman Fred Hampton.
Relevant Cast: Daniel Kaluuya, Lakieth Stansfield, Dominique Fishback
Release Date: February 26, 2021
Title: Bruno v Tyson
Synopsis: Bruno v Tyson profiles the staggering highs and lows of one of sport’s most iconic rivalries. The compelling film explores what happened when Britain’s gentle giant, Frank Bruno, came up against America’s ‘baddest man on the planet’ Mike Tyson. A complex battle between friend and foe, America and Britain, Bruno v Tyson charts the rivalry and subsequent reunion that came to define one of boxing’s most iconic clashes, and the fascinating ways that Frank Bruno and Mike Tyson’s lives were to remain connected beyond the ring.
UK talent: Frank Bruno
Release Date: February 26 2021 on Sky Documentaries and NOW TV
Synopsis: Intergalactic tells the story of a fearless young cop and galactic pilot, Ash Harper (Savannah Steyn), who has her glittering career ripped away from her after being wrongly convicted of a treasonous crime and exiled to a distant prison colony. But on the way there, Ash’s fellow convicts stage a mutiny and seize control of their prison transfer ship. With the flight crew dead, mob leader Tula Quik (Sharon Duncan-Brewster) is intent on reaching the free world – Arcadia – with her gang; and Ash is the only pilot who can get them there. Ash is forced to join them on the run towards a distant galaxy and an uncertain future. From the fringes of outer space to the depths of human emotion, Intergalactic is a drama set in space, but with its feet firmly on the ground.
Relevant Cast: Sharon Duncan-Brewster, Savannah Steyn, Diany Samba-Bandza (newcomer).
Release Date: Spring 2021 on Sky One and NOW TV
Synopsis: BAFTA-nominated Samson Kayo and Golden Globe-nominated Jane Horrocks star in six-part Sky Original comedy series Bloods as paramedic partners in the South London ambulance service. When tough-acting loner Maleek is paired with over-friendly divorcee Wendy, their partnership looks dead on arrival. But pretty soon they’re giving each other life support. With heart-warming characters, set within the fast-paced, never-ending rush of 999 call outs, Bloods charts Maleek and Wendy’s struggle to gain the respect of their fellow paramedics.
UK talent: Samson Kayo, Kevin Garry, Kiell Smith-Bynoe, Nathan Byron (writer)
Release Date: March 10 2021on Sky One and NOW TV
Title: The Underground Railroad
Synopsis: From Academy Award® winner Barry Jenkins and based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by Colson Whitehead, The Underground Railroad chronicles Cora Randall’s (newcomer Thuso Mbedu) desperate bid for freedom in the antebellum South. After escaping a Georgia plantation for the rumoured Underground Railroad, Cora discovers no mere metaphor, but an actual railroad full of engineers and conductors, and a secret network of tracks and tunnels beneath the Southern soil. Through her journey, Cora contends with the legacy of the mother that left her behind and her own struggles to realise a life she never thought was possible. Over the course of her journey, Cora is pursued by Ridgeway (Joel Edgerton), a bounty hunter who is fixated on bringing her back to the plantation she escaped; especially since her mother Mabel is the only one he has never caught.
Relevant Cast: Thuso Mbedu, Joel Edgerton, Chase W. Dillon. Aaron Pierre, William Jackson Harper, Sheila Atim, Amber Gray, Peter De Jersey, Chukwudi Iwuji, Damon Herriman, Lily Rabe, Irone Singleton, Mychal-Bella Bowman, Marcus “MJ” Gladney, Jr., Will Poulter, Peter Mullan.
Release date: The Underground Railroad will stream in more than 240 countries and territories worldwide on Amazon Prime Video in 2021.