Regina King’s ‘One Night in Miami’ to release on Amazon Prime Video in January 2021

Regina King’s ‘One Night in Miami’ to release on Amazon Prime Video in January 2021


Amazon Studios has set a release date for”One Night in Miami”, which marks the directorial debut of Oscar winner Regina King. According to Variety, the film will release in select theatres on December 25 and later launch streamer Amazon Prime Video on January 15, 2021. ”

To finish and to produce picture within precisely the same year is a challenging undertaking. We welcomed the challenge because we knew was enough time for this film to be published,” King said in a statement. ”

Amazon fully supported our goal and I could not be more enthused this prescient story is going to be seen throughout the world,” she added.

The movie had its world premiere at the Venice Film Festival on September where it received overwhelming reviews by the critics. It was screened at the Toronto International Film Festival. “One Night in Miami” can be an adaptation of Kemp Powers’ 2013 point play which uncovers iconic historical characters: young boxer Cassius Clay, activist Malcolm X, singer Sam Cooke and football star Jim Brown hanging out together at a Miami motel.

Powers has also written the screenplay for the movie which includes Kingsley Ben-Adir celebrities as Malcolm X, Eli Goree as Cassius Clay, Aldis Hodge as Jim Brown, and Leslie Odom Jr as Sam Cooke.

The narrative, which takes place on the evening of February 25, 1964, revolves round the 4 men who end up baring their true selves.