‘12 Years a Slave’ Featurette 'A Portrait of Solomon Northup'

Director Steve McQueen, producer Dede Gardner and star Chiwetel Ejiofor break down the true story behind this upcoming drama.
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‘12 Years a Slave’ Featurette 'A Portrait of Solomon Northup'

The upcoming drama 12 Years a Slave is based on the incredible true story of Solomon Northup, a free man from New York who was sold into slavery before the Civil War began. Fox Searchlight Pictures has released a featurette with star Chiwetel Ejiofor, director Steve McQueen, writer John Ridley and producers Dede Gardner, Bill Pohlad and Jeremy Kleiner, who break down the events that lead to Solomon Northup's enslavement. We also see footage featuring other members of this ensemble cast such as Benedict Cumberbatch, Michael Fassbender, Paul Dano and Paul Giamatti.


12 Years a Slave was released October 18th, 2013.

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  • skywise • 2 years ago

    This movie looks phenomenal. Great cast, great story. Cant wait.

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