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Halle Berry Will Star In New Drama Set Around 1992’s Rodney King Trial

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Halle Berry and Daniel Craig will be starring in a new drama from The Orchard called KINGSThe show is set in a South Central Los Angeles neighborhood and will focus on the rising racial tensions during the verdict of the Rodney King Trial in 1992.

This will be the writer and director Deniz Gamze Ergüven’s first English language film following the critically acclaimed Mustang. KING  gives another perspective to a time that we all know by telling a story of family bonds and the lengths one mother will go to bring her children home.

Berry plays Millie, the tough and protective single foster mother of eight children who works together with Obie who is played by Craig to keep their neighborhood together during extreme racial angst. Mille and Obie navigate through hard times post the beating of Rodney King in order to keep her children safe. This story will take us back and push us forward considering the state of today’s social and political climate.

Check Out The Trailer Below:


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