The Best of Enemies (2019)

The Best of Enemies (2019)
'The Best of Enemies' movie poster, image credit: IMDb

The Best of Enemies is an upcoming American drama film directed and written by Robin Bissell. It is based on the book 'The Best of Enemies: Race and Redemption in the New South' by Osha Gray Davidson. It is scheduled to be released on April 5, 2019 by STX Entertainment.

Ann Atwater (Taraji P. Henson), a civil rights activist in Durham, North Carolina, battles with the Ku Klux Klan (KKK) leader C. P. Ellis (Sam Rockwell) for a decade until 1971, when the two agree to co-chair a two-week community meeting to deal with a court-ordered school desegregation decree, which changes both of their lives.

Cast - Taraji P. Henson as Ann Atwater
          Sam Rockwell as C. P. Ellis
          Babou Ceesay as Bill Riddick
          Anne Heche
          Wes Bentley
          Bruce McGill
          John Gallagher Jr.
          Nick Searcy
          Sope Aluko as Henrietta Kaye

Release Date - April 5, 2019 (United States)

Genre - Drama

Directed by - Robin Bissell

Produced by - Danny Strong
                       Fred Bernstein
                       Matt Berenson
                       Robin Bissell
                       Dominique Telson
                       Tobey Maguire
                       Matthew Plouffe

Written by - Robin Bissell

Based on - 'The Best of Enemies: Race and Redemption in the New South'
                  by Osha Gray Davidson

Music by - Marcelo Zarvos

Cinematography - David Lanzenberg

Edited by - Harry Yoon

Production Company - Astute Films
                                    Material Pictures

Distributed by - STX Films

Country - United States

Language - English


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