"Antebellum" is a 2020 American horror film directed by Gerard Bush and Christopher Renz.
The starring cast includes Janelle Monáe, Eric Lange, Jena Malone, Jack Huston, Kiersey Clemons, Gabourey Sidibe, Tongayi Chirisa, Marque Richardson, Arabella Landrum, Robert Aramayo and others.

Watch the official trailer for "Antebellum"

Lionsgate Movies on Thursday, August 06, 2020 released the trailer:
Antebellum (2020 Movie) Official Final Trailer - Janelle Monáe.

What is "Antebellum" about?

In a Louisiana slave plantation run by Confederate soldiers, slaves are treated harshly and not allowed to speak without permission. Those who attempt to escape are killed and their bodies burned in a crematorium. After a failed escape attempt, a black man named Eli (Tongayi Chirisa) watches as his wife is murdered and her body placed in the crematorium. A woman who had been assisting them is later brutally beaten and branded until she submits to being called Eden.
A group of new slaves are brought to the plantation. Among them is a pregnant woman whom the daughter of the plantation owner, Elizabeth (Jena Malone), names Julia (Kiersey Clemons) and places in the care of Eden. Julia asks Eden to plan an escape while Eden urges her to keep her head down. That evening, during a dinner where Julia and Eden are forced to wait on soldiers in the army, a shy Confederate soldier named Daniel (Robert Aramayo) is attracted to Julia and arranges her cabin later. When Julia tries to play on his kindness and asks him to help her he beats her for speaking to him without permission, causing her to miscarry.
In her own cabin, after being raped by the general, Eden hears a ringing cell phone.
The scene shifts to the modern era where a cell phone ringing awakens Eden, who is actually Veronica Henley (Janelle Monáe), a renowned sociologist. She is preparing to take a trip to speak at a seminar and promote her book, which is particularly hard for her because she has to leave her loving husband, Nick, and her daughter, Kennedi. She has a bizarre online meeting with Elizabeth which leaves her uncomfortable but she dismisses her feelings and cuts the meeting short.

Who's in the "Antebellum" cast?

Here is the full cast and characters of "Antebellum".

Janelle Monáe Veronica / Eden
Eric Lange Him / Senator Denton
Jena Malone Elizabeth
Jack Huston Captain Jasper
Kiersey Clemons Julia
Gabourey Sidibe Dawn
Tongayi Chirisa Eli / Professor Tarasai
Marque Richardson Nick Henley
Arabella Landrum Little Blonde Girl
Robert Aramayo Daniel
Achok Majak Ghianna Queen
London Boyce Kennedi Henley
Lily Cowles Sarah
T.C. Matherne Purcell
Bernard Hocke Talking Head
Dayna Schaaf Yoga Instructor
Todd Voltz Strange Man with Flowers
Caroline Cole Hotel Concierge
Geraldine Glenn Housekeeper
Grace Junot Camille
Victoria Blade Rebecca (Hostess)
Choppy Guillotte Sam (Waiter)
Lyle Brocato Tall Man (Dawn's Admirer)
Eric Stratemeier Gus (Driver)
Bill Martin Williams Overseer #1
Trula M. Marcus Joy (Book Fan)
Betsy Borrego Laura (Daughter of Book Fan)
Devyn A. Tyler Melanie (Young Woman #2 at Conference) (as Devyn Tyler)
Kimani Bradley Enslaved Male

When is "Antebellum" released in cinemas?

The film "Antebellum" was scheduled to be released on September 9, 2020 (France), on September 17, 2020 (Denmark) and on September 18, 2020 (United States) by Lionsgate UK, BF Distribution, Bir Film, Central Partnership, Encore Films, Golden Screen Cinemas, Golden Village Pictures, Intercontinental Film Distributors (HK), Lark Films Distribution, Meloman, Metropolitan Filmexport, Mongrel Media, Monolith Films, Movie Cloud, Pro Video Film & Distribution Kft., Roadshow Film Distributors (NZ) Ltd., Roadshow Films, Spentzos Films, Splendid Film, Ukrainian Film Distribution (UFD), Vertical Entertainment, WW Entertainment, DeAPlaneta, Eagle Films and Pris Audiovisuais.

What are "Antebellum" film specifications?

The duration of the film is 106 minutes. With a budget of $15 million, the film grossed over $6.9 million.

The film "Antebellum" is rated with "R" rating.

"Antebellum" filming. Principal photography began in May 2019.

What are critics and audiences saying about "Antebellum"?

"Antebellum" got average rating from critics. IMDB rating is 5.6/10. Rotten Tomatoes rating is 28/100.

More information about "Antebellum" you can get at:

Official website: antebellum.movie

IMDB: Antebellum

Wikipedia: Antebellum (film)

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