The Trial of the Chicago 7 is one of the many Originals that will be available on Netflix in October. This legal drama is certain to be a hit and it could become one of the most popular Originals this year. The Trial of the Chicago 7: The plot, cast and release date for Netflix are all available to you.
The Trial of the Chicago 7 is an upcoming Netflix Original legal-drama based on the real-life case of the ‘Chicago Seven’. Aaron Sorkin directs the historic-drama, which could make it one of the top Originals and even a contender for an Oscar.
Since 2007, Aaron Sorkin, the director of the film's screenplay, has been plagued by delays. Sorkin originally wanted Steven Spielberg to direct the movie, but Speilberg was forced out by the strike at the Writers Guild of America in 2007.
Spielberg continued to direct The Trial of the Chicago 7 and Sorkin assumed the director's chair.
The Trial of the Chicago 7 will be available on Netflix starting Friday October 16, 2020.
Upon release, the legal-drama will also be streamable on Netflix worldwide.
Paramount Pictures originally intended to distribute the film in theatres. However, due to the worldwide Coronavirus pandemic the rights were sold to Netflix.
Based on real life story of Chicago Seven, a group who were accused by the federal government of their participation in anti-Vietnam War protests and anti-cultural demonstrations at the 1968 Democratic National Convention.
The Trial of the Chicago will feature the following cast members:
|Role||Cast Member||Where Have I Seen/Heard Them Before?|
|Tom Hayden||Eddie Redmayne||Les Misérables | The Theory of Everything | The Danish Girl|
|Rennie Davis||Alex Sharp||The Hustle | To the Bone | The Sunlit Night|
|Abbie Hoffman||Sacha Baron Cohen||Borat | Les Misérables | Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby|
|Jerry Rubin||Jeremy Strong||The Big Short | The Judge | The Happening|
|David Dellinger||John Carroll Lynch||The Founder | Fargo | Zodiac|
|Bobby Seale||Yahya Abdul-Mateen II||Aquaman | The Get Down | Watchmen|
|William Kunstler||Mark Rylance||Bridge of Spies | Dunkirk | The BFG|
|Richard Schultz||Joseph Gordon-Levitt||Inception | Looper | Don Jon|
|Leonard Weinglass||Ben Shenkman||Pi | Blue Valentine | Angels in America|
|Thomas Foran||J.C. MacKenzie||October Faction | The Wolf of Wall Street|
|Julius Hoffman||Frank Langella||Frost/Nixon | The Box | Masters of the Universe|
Although it took a long time to produce the feature, filming of The Trial of the Chicago 7 began on September 30, 2019.
Filming locations were located in multiple places across the USA and Canada.
On December 17, 2019, the feature entered post-production.
According to the film’s official IMDb page, The Trial of the Chicago 7 has a total runtime of 129 minutes.
You can stream The Trial of the Chicago 7, a Netflix Original in full production, in 4K.
You will need to have a 4K TV, premium Netflix subscription and an internet connection that can maintain 25Mbps in order to view the 4K version of this feature.
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