"The United States vs. Billie Holiday" is a 2021 American biographical film directed by Lee Daniels.
The starring cast includes Andra Day as Billie Holiday, Trevante Rhodes as Jimmy Fletcher, Natasha Lyonne as Tallulah Bankhead, Garrett Hedlund as Harry Anslinger, Miss Lawrence as Miss Freddy, Da'Vine Joy Randolph as Roslyn, Tyler James Williams as Lester Young, Erik LaRay Harvey as James Monroe, Evan Ross as Agent Williams, Rob Morgan as Louis McKay and others.
Here are "The United States vs. Billie Holiday" movie trailer, plot summary, full cast and characters, release date, streaming services and everything we know so far.
Is there a trailer for The United States vs. Billie Holiday movie?
Hulu on Monday, January 11, 2021 released the trailer for "The United States vs. Billie Holiday" you can watch here:
The United States vs. Billie Holiday - Trailer (Official) • A Hulu Original.
What is The United States vs. Billie Holiday movie plot?
Here is a short review of "The United States vs. Billie Holiday" movie plot summary.
In the 1940s, Billie Holiday (Andra Day) is targeted by the government in an effort to racialize the war on drugs, ultimately aiming to stop her from singing her controversial song "Strange Fruit".
Who plays who in the The United States vs. Billie Holiday movie cast?
Here is the full cast and characters of "The United States vs. Billie Holiday" movie. Actors and actresses are sorted mostly in credits order.
Andra Day as Billie Holiday
Trevante Rhodes as Jimmy Fletcher
Natasha Lyonne as Tallulah Bankhead
Garrett Hedlund as Harry Anslinger
Miss Lawrence as Miss Freddy
Da'Vine Joy Randolph as Roslyn
Tyler James Williams as Lester Young
Erik LaRay Harvey as James Monroe
Evan Ross as Agent Williams
Rob Morgan as Louis McKay
Leslie Jordan as Reginald Lord Devine
Melvin Gregg as Joe Guy
Tone Bell as John Levy
Dana Gourrier as Sadie Fagan
Dusan Dukic as Joe Glaser
Koumba Ball as Lucille
Kate MacLellan as Working Class Woman
Kwasi Songui as Working Class Man
Adriane Lenox as Mrs. Fletcher
Letitia Brookes as Velva
Warren 'Slim' Williams as Bobby Tucker (as Slim Williams)
Orville Thompson as Auditioning Sax Player
Jeff Corbett as Congressman JP Thomas
Damian Joseph Quinn as Roy Cohn
Robert Alan Beuth as Congressman J. Rankin
Randy Davison as Senator J. McCarthy
Kevin Hanchard as Louis Armstrong
Jono Townsend as Guitar Player
Morgan Moore as Bass Player
Ray Shell as Carl the Drummer
Arlen John Bonnar as Priest
Furly Mac as Elevator Attendant
Blake DeLong as Agent Carter
Andrew Zadel as Agent McDermott
Tristan D. Lalla as Mr. Jordon Green
Alex Bisping as Bailiff #1
Don Anderson as Judge Ganey
Amanda Strawn as Gloria
Charleine Charles as Shirley
Sylvia Stewart as Stink-Eye Inmate
Daphné Archer as Jail Dishwasher
Anita Lee as Fighting Couple
Tony Chao as Fighting Couple
Linda Sauvé as Receptionist (as Linda Sauve)
Alain Goulem as Ed Fishman (as Al Goulem)
Ramona Clyke as Miss Mona
Laurent Beaudin as Ed Fishman's Assistant
Alika Autran as Martha Anslinger
Kim Feeney as Lady in Audience
Diana Carmen Ratycz as Carnegie Fan
Richard Jutras as Uptown Restaurant Maître d'
Jonathan Higgins as Defense Lawyer Erlich
Marc Essertaize as Bailiff #2
Nealla Gordon as Courthouse Reporter
Len Blavatnik as Club Owner
Christopher Ricardo Price as Drug Dealer (as Christopher Price)
Taryn Brown as Billie (10 Years Old)
Zuri Hawkins as Little Girl in Brothel
Elizabeth Eveillard as Prostitute 1923
Clauter Alexandre as Husband
Penande Estime as Hanging Woman
Elikya Tupula as Young Daughter
Nefertari Zanyah Brewster-Griffith as Older Daughter
Joe Cobden as George Jessel
Ronda Louis-Jeune as Jimmy's Girlfriend (as Ronda Louise-Jeune)
Maxime Paradis as Producer
Sarah Levesque as Nurse
When is The United States vs. Billie Holiday movie release date?
"The United States vs. Billie Holiday" movie release date was scheduled to be on February 26, 2021 (United States) distributing by Hulu, Entertainment One, Ascot Elite Entertainment Group, Capelight Pictures, Eagle Films, Sky Cinema, The Searchers and eOne Films Spain.
What are The United States vs. Billie Holiday filming details?
The duration of the film is 130 minutes.
"The United States vs. Billie Holiday" movie is rated "R", according to the MPAA film rating system.
What are critics and audiences saying about The United States vs. Billie Holiday movie?
"The United States vs. Billie Holiday" movie got average rating from critics. IMDB rating is 6.3/10. Rotten Tomatoes rating is 54/100.
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