WATCH: First Trailer For ’12 Years A Slave’

Twelve Years A Slave

Last time, we only had pictures to offer, but now the trailer for Steve McQueen’s adaptation of 12 Years A Slave has been released, we can see Chiwetel Ejiofor giving it his all as the enslaved freeman Solomon Northup.

Chiwetel is not the only Brit on display, there’s a fleeting glance of Benedict Cumberbatch in there as well, taking his place in a preposterously strong ensemble cast, including Brad Pitt, Michael Fassbender, Alfre Woodard, Paul Giamatti, Paul Dano and Lupita Nyong’o.

12 Years A Slave is released early next year.

Fraser McAlpine

Fraser McAlpine

Fraser is a British writer, broadcaster and the the author of the book Stuff Brits Like. He is Anglophenia's resident Brit blogger, having written BBC Radio 1's Chart Blog, the Top of the Pops website, and for NME, the Guardian and elsewhere. Favorite topics include slang, Doctor Who and cramming as much music into Anglophenia as he can manage. He invites you to join him on Twitter: @csi_popmusic
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