Aaron Sorkin’s new film which he wrote and directed is coming on Netflix, The Trial of the Chicago 7’s first trailer was released on Netflix’s YouTube channel some days ago.

The Trial of the Chicago 7
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Netflix is in a streak for some time now, to bring good, Oscar-worthy, and big stars films, and Netflix is doing it again with Aaron Sorkin’s new film The Trial of the Chicago 7. 

Aaron Sorkin is one of the best and most popular screenwriters working in Hollywood right now, and almost all of his films and TV series have been great. Many of his offerings have won awards, critical acclaim, and audience accolades. Sorkin is well known for his fast, quick-witted style dialogue, and even though we haven’t heard many of his signature dialogues in the trailer, there are glimpses of them.

The Trial of the Chicago 7
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The Trial of the Chicago 7 tells the story of how the protest which was meant to be peaceful in 1968 at the Democratic National Convention turned into a violent riot with police and the National Guard, and the aftermath which follows.

The Trial of the Chicago 7 – Trailer


The official synopsis for The Trial of the Chicago 7 is, “What was intended to be a peaceful protest at the 1968 Democratic National Convention turned into a violent clash with police and the National Guard. The organizers of the protest—including Abbie Hoffman, Jerry Rubin, Tom Hayden, and Bobby Seale—were charged with conspiracy to incite a riot and the trial that followed was one of the most notorious in history.”

The Trial of the Chicago 7 – Release Date?

The Trial of the Chicago 7
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The Trial of the Chicago 7 will get a theatrical release in some select theaters in September and it will be available on Netflix on October 16, 2020, to stream.


The Trial of the Chicago 7 – Cast?

The Trial of the Chicago 7
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The Trial of the Chicago 7 has the most impressive cast yet which is Sacha Baron Cohen (The Dictator, Borat), Joseph Gordon-Levitt (Looper), Frank Langella (Frost/Nixon), Eddie Redmayne (The Theory of Everything), Mark Rylance (Dunkirk), Jeremy Strong (HBO’s Succession), Yahya Abdul-Mateen II (HBO’s Watchmen), Michael Keaton (Birdman), John Carroll Lynch (Zodiac) and Alex Sharp (UFO).

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