“Hulu presents The United States vs. Billie Holiday – Official Movie Trailer #1 [HD]”
Synopsis: The legendary Billie Holiday, one of the greatest jazz musicians of all time, spent much of her career being adored by fans across the globe. Beginning in the 1940’s in New York City, the federal government targeted Holiday in a growing effort to escalate and racialize the war on drugs, ultimately aiming to stop her from singing her controversial and heart-wrenching ballad, “Strange Fruit”.
Starring: Andra Day, Trevante Rhodes, Garrett Hedlund, Da’Vine Joy Randolph, Natasha Lyonne, Erik LaRay Harvey, Dana Gourrier, Evan Ross, Miss Lawrence, Tristan D. Lalla, Melvin Gregg
Writers: Suzan-Lori Parks, Johann Hari
Director: Lee Daniels
Release Date: February 26, 2021
Copyright: © 2021 Lee Daniels Entertainment/New Slate Ventures/Roth Kirschenbaum Films/Hulu