Rustin Movie Release Date | Plot | Trailer | Cast and More


Netflix is all set to release an upcoming American biographical drama movie named, ‘Rustin’. The movie is about the civil rights activist Bayard Rustin who lives in America. George C Wolfe has directed the movie, whereas Julian Breece and Dustin Lance Black have provided the screenplay. Bruce Cohen, Tonia Davis and George C Wolfe have produced the movie, whereas Higher Ground Production is the production company involved. The makers sold the distribution rights to Netflix and the movie will soon be released on their platform. Now, let’s know more about the Rustin movie release date, plot, trailer and cast.

Rustin Movie Release Date

The makers of the movie released the official trailer on Netflix official site and Youtube on 19th October 2023. 87 thousand plus people have already watched the trailer on Youtube alone. The expectations of it reaching an even higher audience is high because of the narrative of the movie.

17 November 2023 is Rustin movie release date on Netflix official site. 

They premiered the movie on 31st August 2023 at the Telluride Film Festival. Also on 13th September 2023, the movie premiered at Toronto International Film Festival. Also, they will release the movie on 3rd November 2023 in selected theatres.    

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Plot of the Movie

Who was Bayard Rustin? 

Architect of 1963’s momentous March on Washington, Rustin challenged authority and never apologised for who he was, but was forgotten despite making history. Rustin spotlights the man who, alongside Martin Luther King Jr., dared to imagine a different world and inspired a movement.

This is Netflix’s brief introduction about the movie: Activist Bayard Rustin faces racism and homophobia as he helps change the course of civil rights history by orchestrating the 1963 March on Washington’.

The first news that came about the movie was in 2021, when it was reported that George C Wolfe would direct a movie based on Bayard Rustin. They selected Colman Domingo in October 2021 to play the role of Bayard Rustin in the movie. Lenny Kravitz has written and sung the original song ‘Road to Freedom’ of the movie. 

Cast of the Movie

Colman Domingo, Chris Rock, Glynn Turman, Aml Ameen, Gus Halper, CCH Pounder, Da’Vine Joy Randolph, Johnny Ramey, Michael Potts, Jaffrey Wright, Audra Mcdonald

Director: George C Wolfe

Writers: Julian Breece and Dustin Lance Black

Genres: LGBTQ Movies, Dramas, Movies Based on Real Life, Social Issue Dramas, US Movies

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