Watch Trailer for “Antebellum” starring Janelle Monáe


The soon-to-be-released film stars Janelle Monáe alongside Marque Richardson, Eric Lange, Jack Huston, Kiersey Clemons, Tongayi Chirisa, Gabourey Sidibe, Robert Aramayo, Lily Cowles, and Jena Malone.

It follows the life of a woman called Veronica Henley (Janelle Monáe), living an idyllic life with her husband and daughter, Veronica is “chosen”, and finds herself working as a slave in the United States before the Civil War after which slavery was abolished.

It was scheduled to be released on April 24, 2020. However, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it will be released on August 21, 2020.

Watch the trailer below: