12 Years A Slave, 1st Official Trailer

The first trailer for “12 Years A Slave,” the star-studded new film from director Steve McQueen, has been released by Fox Searchlight.

“12 Years A Slave” is based on the true story of Solomon Northup, a New York resident who was kidnapped and sold into slavery in 1841. He was rescued 12 years later.

Beloved British actor Chiwetel Ejiofor stars in the film as Northup, leading an incredible cast that includes Michael Fassbender, Paul Giamatti, Benedict Cumberbatch, Paul Dano, Michael K. Williams, Quvenzhane Wallis, Alfre Woodard, Scoot McNairy, Taran Killam and Brad Pitt. (HuffingtonPost)