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Hulu ‘The United States vs Billie Holiday’ Trailer: Andra Day’s powerful dialogues

Hulu dropped the first exclusive trailer for the upcoming biographical drama 'The United States vs Billie Holiday' featuring R&B singer Andra Day in the titular role

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‘The United States vs Billie Holiday’ trailer has arrived and it looks promising.

Hulu dropped the first exclusive trailer for the upcoming biographical drama ‘The United States vs Billie Holiday’ featuring R&B singer Andra Day in the titular role.

Directed by Lee Daniels, the film is based on Johan Hari’s 2015 novel ‘Chasing the Scream: The First and Last Days of the War on Drugs’ and follows the iconic singer’s early life in her career.

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Written by Suzan-Lori Parks, the upcoming biopic also features Garrett Hedlund, Natasha Lyonne, Evan Ross, Trevante Rhodes, Da’Vine Joy Randolph, Dana Gourrier, Erik LaRay Harvey, Kwasi Songui, and Melvin Gregg in key roles.

According to Screenrant, the official synopsis for ‘The United States vs Billie Holiday’ is as follows: “Focuses on Holiday during her career as she is targeted by the Federal Department of Narcotics with an undercover sting operation led by black Federal Agent Jimmy Fletcher, with whom she had a tumultuous affair.”

Along with the trailer, the streaming service also shared a statement from Daniels in which he said: “Whether you are new to the story and legacy of Billie Holiday or know every note she ever sang, I do hope our celebration of this complex woman does justice to a great musical legend and civil rights activist whose artistry resonates as well today, as it did 80 years ago.”

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“Hulu releasing this film and giving it a platform to be seen nationwide is a blessing, because as recent events reveal, our country has much work to do in fulfilling its promise of a more perfect union,” he added.

‘The United States vs Billie Holiday’ debuts on Hulu on February 26, 2021.

We have some powerful dialogues from the trailer. Check out Dialogues below:

“Don’t you know who this is?… She was thinking of something more special” – Natasha Lyonne
“I’m downright flashy you know” – Andra Day
“Reporters keep asking me… Really why you do the things you do? This is what I tell them” – Andra Day
“I think we should integrate the audience with this show. Change it up a little bit you know… blacks and whites sitting together” – Andra Day
“Which one of my songs is your favorite song?” – Andra Day
“Yeah, it’s a song about important things you know things that are going on in the country” – Andra Day
“It’s Holiday is causing a lot of people to think the wrong things” – Garrett Hedlund
“They won’t let me sing nowhere. No clubs, no money, no nothing” – Andra Day
“You’re like a hammer come right back and it hit harder than before” – Kwasi Songui
“She’s made something of herself and you can’t take it because she’s strong, beautiful and black” – Trevante Rhodes
“I think I’m gonna stop singing that song. You grandkids will be singing strange fruit” – Andra Day
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