Watch The Trailer For Lee Daniels’ The United States Vs. Billie Holiday

Watch The Trailer For Lee Daniels’ The United States Vs. Billie Holiday

Billie Holiday is the latest musical icon to become the subject of a biopic. Directed by Lee Daniels, starring Andra Day as Holiday, and written by Pulitzer winner Suzan-Lori Parks, The United States Vs. Billie Holiday is all set to premiere on Hulu next month. The synopsis: “Beginning in the 1940’s in New York City, the federal government targeted Holiday in a growing effort to escalate and racialize the war on drugs, ultimately aiming to stop her from singing her controversial and heart-wrenching ballad, ‘Strange Fruit.'” Watch a trailer below.

The United States Vs. Billie Holiday is out 2/26 on Hulu.

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