Why the cast of "Judas And The Black Messiah" went through an emotional toll while filming of the movie

Posted at 5:06 PM, Feb 19, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-19 17:06:50-05

Inspired by true events, “Judas And The Black Messiah” is the story of FBI informant William O’ Neal, played by Lakeith Stanfield, infiltrating the Illinois Black Panther Party and is tasked with keeping tabs on their charismatic leader, Chairman Fred Hampton played by Daniel Kaluuya. But when the battle wages for O'Neal's soul, he’ll be trapped between choosing the forces of good and betraying Hampton and the panthers by any means.

See our conversation with the cast as we talk about the emotional toll the movie brings, Hampton's legacy, and the takeaway the audience will get while watching the movie.

"Judas And The Black Messiah" is out now wherever theaters are open and available to stream on HBO Max.