Netflix has released the first trailer for All Day and A Night, the upcoming drama film that is the directorial debut of Black Panther co-writer Joe Robert Cole.
The film, also written by Cole, stars Ashton Sanders, Jeffrey Wright, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Kelly Jenrette, Isaiah John, Shakira Ja’Nai Paye, Jalyn Hall, Regina Taylor and Christopher Meyer.
As soft-spoken Jahkor Abraham Lincoln (Sanders) struggles to keep his dream of rapping alive amidst a gang war in Oakland, his ill-fated life and real-world responsibilities drive him further and further across the line of right and wrong with tragic consequences. Landing in prison beside his father, J.D. (Wright) whom he never wanted to be like, Jahkor embarks on an unlikely journey of self-discovery, exploring the events that unite them, in hopes of helping his newborn son break a cycle that feels unavoidable.
Watch the trailer below:
The film arrives May 1 on Netflix.