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Regina King Makes Directorial Debut with 'One Night in Miami' - Watch the Trailer!

Regina King is generating Oscar buzz once again!

The 49-year-old Oscar- and Emmy-winning actress will be making her directorial debut with the new movie One Night in Miami.

Here’s the movie’s synopsis: On one incredible night in 1964, four icons of sports, music, and activism gathered to celebrate one of the biggest upsets in boxing history. When underdog Cassius Clay, soon to be called Muhammad Ali, (Eli Goree), defeats heavy weight champion Sonny Liston at the Miami Convention Hall, Clay memorialized the event with three of his friends: Malcolm X (Kingsley Ben-Adir), Sam Cooke (Leslie Odom Jr.) and Jim Brown (Aldis Hodge).

The movie made its debut at the 2020 Venice Film Festival back in September, and earned Regina rave reviews.

One Night in Miami will open in select theaters on December 25 and then it will begin streaming on Amazon Prime Video on January 15, 2021.

'One Night in Miami' Stars Attend Drive-In Premiere Amid All of the Oscars Buzz!

The new movie One Night in Miami has been generating so much Oscars buzz ever since its Venice Film Festival premiere and now an L.A. audience has seen the film!

The cast of the movie attended the AFI Fest drive-in screening of the movie at the Rose Bowl on Monday evening (October 19) in Pasadena, Calif.

In attendance at the event were stars Leslie Odom Jr. (with wife Nicolette Robinson) and Eli Goree (with Ash Reynolds). Also there were Blair Underwood and Angela Bassett. To ensure that safety and health precautions were met, VIP guests enjoyed the film from the comfort of Audi e-tron electric vehicles.

One Night in Miami “tells a fictional account of one incredible evening, in which Muhammad Ali (Goree), Jim Brown (Aldis Hodge), Sam Cooke (Odom) and Malcolm X (Kingsley Ben-Adir) gather after Ali defeated Sonny Liston in February 1964.”

The movie was directed by Regina King and it will open in select theaters on December 25, 2020. Then it will begin streaming on Amazon Prime Video on January 15, 2021.

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Regina King's Directorial Debut, 'One Night in Miami,' to Get Theatrical Release Ahead of Amazon Debut

Regina King made her directorial debut with the upcoming movie One Night in Miami and now the film’s release plan has been revealed!

The movie had its festival debut last month and earned rave reviews, cementing its status as a frontrunner for the upcoming awards season. Regina could become the first Black woman to be nominated for Best Director at the Oscars, just two years after she won for acting.

One Night in Miami will open in select theaters on December 25, 2020 and then it will begin streaming on Amazon Prime Video on January 15, 2021.

As Variety reports, the movie “tells a fictional account of one incredible evening, in which Muhammad Ali (Eli Goree), Jim Brown (Aldis Hodge), Sam Cooke (Leslie Odom Jr.) and Malcolm X (Kingsley Ben-Adir) gather after Ali defeated Sonny Liston in February 1964.”

Regina said in a statement, “To complete and release a film within the same year is a difficult task. We welcomed the challenge because we knew now was the time for this film to be released. Amazon fully supported our intention and I could not be more excited this prescient story will be seen across the globe.”

Just a couple weeks ago, Regina achieved something pretty awesome!

Gina Torres & Bethany Joy Lenz Promote New Show 'Pearson' at Winter TCA 2019

Gina Torres and Bethany Joy Lenz share a laugh as they attend the Pearson panel held during the 2019 Winter TCA Tour on Tuesday (January 29) in Pasadena, Calif.

The ladies were joined on the panel by co-stars Simon Kassianides, Eli Goree, Isabel Arraiza, and Chantel Riley as they promoted their upcoming Suits spin-off.

The new show centers around the world of recently disbarred NYC powerhouse lawyer Jessica Pearson (Torres) as she adjusts to down and dirty Chicago politics.

The show doesn’t have a premiere date yet, but it’s expected to debut on USA this year. The network announced this week that Suits will end after its upcoming ninth season.

Make sure you check out first trailer for Pearson here!

15+ pictures inside of the cast during their panel…More Here! »

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Gina Torres' 'Suits' Spin-Off 'Pearson' Gets Its First Trailer!

Gina Torres will be starring in a spin-off of Suits and the first trailer for the new series, Pearson, has been released!

The new show centers around the world of recently disbarred NYC powerhouse lawyer Jessica Pearson (Torres) as she adjusts to down and dirty Chicago politics. Newly appointed as Chicago Mayor Bobby Novak’s (Morgan Spector) right hand fixer, Jessica is quickly embroiled in a crooked and dangerous new world where every action has far-reaching consequences. With her compulsion to win, Jessica is forced to reconcile her unstoppable drive with her desire to do the right thing – two things very much at odds.

The show doesn’t have a premiere date yet, but it’s expected to debut on USA this year. The network announced this week that Suits will end after its upcoming ninth season.

Also starring in the new series are Bethany Joy Lenz, Simon Kassianides, Eli Goree, Isabel Arraiza, and Chantel Riley.

Gabrielle Union & Tracee Ellis Ross Support 'If Beale Street Could Talk' Cast at WeHo Screening!

Gabrielle Union happily strikes a pose while attending a special screening of the Barry Jenkins film If Beale Street Could Talk held at The London Hotel on Tuesday (January 08) in West Hollywood, Calif.

The 46-year-old actress and Tracee Ellis Ross stepped out in style to support the film’s leading stars, KiKi Layne and Stephan James.

Also in attendance to show their support was Debby Ryan, Thomas Dekker, Waco‘s Andrea Riseborough, Wynonna Earp‘s Shamier Anderson, Frankie Drake MysteriesChantel Riley, and Ballers star Eli Goree.

Barry was just nominated for Best Adapted Screenplay for the film at the 2019 British Academy Film Awards.


FYI: Gabrielle is wearing Pyer Moss.

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