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Chiwetel Ejiofor, Chris Chalk & Michael K. Williams Commiserate In New ’12 Years A Slave’ Clip

Chiwetel Ejiofor, Chris Chalk & Michael K. Williams Commiserate In New '12 Years A Slave' Clip

Here’s a new short clip from Steve McQueen’s much-anticipated drama 12 Years A Slave featuring star Chiwetel Ejiofor, alongside Chris Chalk, and Michael K. Williams, as they wrestle with the predicament they find themselves in.

Fox Searchlight will open 12 Years A Slave theatrically on October 18, in a limited roll-out and will then expand nationwide in successive weeks. 

The R-rated slave narrative, McQueen’s 3rd feature, boasts an impressive cast of actors, including: Chiwetel Ejiofor (as Solomon Northup, the star of the film and whose story it tells), Michael FassbenderRuth Negga, Adepero OduyeAlfre WoodardLupita Nyong’oPaul DanoBenedict CumberbatchScoot McNairyGarret DillahuntBrad PittMichael K. Williams Paul GiamattiSarah Paulson and others. 

For past coverage on the film, read Frances Bodomo’s review HERE; Jai interviewed Lupita Nyong’o HERE and Alfre Woodard HERE; and I interviewed Steve McQueen HERE.

Watch the new clip below:

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