Ahead of its US release next month, Amazon has unveiled a poster and trailer for the upcoming biographical drama Crown Heights, Written and directed by Matt Ruskin, the film tell the story Colin Warner, who was wrongfully imprisoned for murder in 1980 and stars Lakeith Stanfield, Bill Camp, Nestor Carbonell, and Nnamdi Asomugha; check them out below…
SEE ALSO: Read our review of Crown Heights here
“In the spring of 1980, a teenager is gunned down in the streets of Flatbush, Brooklyn. The police pressure a child witness to identify a suspect. As a result, Colin Warner, an 18-year-old kid from nearby Crown Heights, is wrongfully convicted of murder and sentenced to life in prison. Colin’s childhood friend Carl ‘KC’ King devotes his life to fighting for Colin’s freedom. He works on appeals, takes loans for lawyer fees and becomes a legal courier to learn the court system.”
Crown Heights is set for release on August 25th in the States.