Stop calling us n-ggas just because a movie is a period piece, says the writer and director who also scored the music in the Netflix western.
'The Harder They Fall' Star Edi Gathegi On How Ex-Slaves Became Cowboys And Why They Were Erased From History
In preparing for his role as Bill Picket in the Netflix film, the actor learned a great deal about life in the west for Black men and women post-slavery.
While the story told in the Netflix film released today is entirely fictional, many of its characters were historical figures.
King and Elba leave no prisoners behind as Trudy Smith and Rufus Buck, but the actors are big fans of these fellow characters in their new film.
"We're here because we deserve to be here," says the films' co-writer, director, and producer Jeymes Samuel.
Music legends and A-list actors were in attendance for the U.S. debut of the Netflix original film from Jeymes Samuel.
The excitement around this film isn't just Hollywood hype.