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    One Night in Miami trailer teases a fictional meeting of four icons in Regina King’s directorial debut

    Find out what happens when black icons Cassius Clay, Malcolm X, Jim Brown, and Sam Cooke all get together in the trailer for One Night in Miami.

    The film is set in 1964, in the aftermath of one of sports greatest upsets, Cassius Clay – before he became known as Muhammad Ali – defeating Sonny Liston for the heavyweight championship.

    While the fight did actually happen in Miami in 1964, the meeting between Clay, Malcolm X, Jim Brown and Sam Cooke was fictional, with the film adapted from Kemp Powers’ stage play of the same name, though the trailer does say the film is ‘inspired by true events.’

    Legends: Find out what happens when black icons Cassius Clay, Malcolm X, Jim Brown, and Sam Cooke all get together in the trailer for One Night in Miami

    One night: The film is set in 1964, in the aftermath of one of sports greatest upsets, Cassius Clay - before he became known as Muhammad Ali - defeating Sonny Liston for the heavyweight championship

    One night: The film is set in 1964, in the aftermath of one of sports greatest upsets, Cassius Clay – before he became known as Muhammad Ali – defeating Sonny Liston for the heavyweight championship

    The trailer begins with a shot of Sam Cooke (Leslie Odom Jr.) on stage, before we see Malcolm X (Kingsley Ben-Adir) telling the quartet, ‘You brothers, you could move mountains without lifting a finger.’

    There are also shots of Muhammad Ali (Eli Goree) asking a group, ‘Who is the greatest?’ They all reply, ‘You are.’

    Jim Brown (Aldis Hodge) with shots of him having drinks with friends, along with another where he’s watching himself play on television, when he’s told by Mr. Carlton (Beau Bridges), ‘Your record is going to stand the test of time.’

    Sam Cooke: The trailer begins with a shot of Sam Cooke (Leslie Odom Jr.) on stage, before we see Malcolm X (Kingsley Ben-Adir) telling the quartet, 'You brothers, you could move mountains without lifting a finger

    Sam Cooke: The trailer begins with a shot of Sam Cooke (Leslie Odom Jr.) on stage, before we see Malcolm X (Kingsley Ben-Adir) telling the quartet, 'You brothers, you could move mountains without lifting a finger

    Sam Cooke: The trailer begins with a shot of Sam Cooke (Leslie Odom Jr.) on stage, before we see Malcolm X (Kingsley Ben-Adir) telling the quartet, ‘You brothers, you could move mountains without lifting a finger

    Greatest: There are also shots of Muhammad Ali (Eli Goree) asking a group, 'Who is the greatest?' They all reply, 'You are'

    Greatest: There are also shots of Muhammad Ali (Eli Goree) asking a group, ‘Who is the greatest?’ They all reply, ‘You are’

    Record: Jim Brown (Aldis Hodge) with shots of him having drinks with friends, along with another where he's watching himself play on television, when he's told by Mr. Carlton (Beau Bridges), 'Your record is going to stand the test of time.

    Record: Jim Brown (Aldis Hodge) with shots of him having drinks with friends, along with another where he's watching himself play on television, when he's told by Mr. Carlton (Beau Bridges), 'Your record is going to stand the test of time.

    Record: Jim Brown (Aldis Hodge) with shots of him having drinks with friends, along with another where he’s watching himself play on television, when he’s told by Mr. Carlton (Beau Bridges), ‘Your record is going to stand the test of time.

    Another shot shows Cooke back on stage performing, with Malcolm X watching him, before we see all four in a hotel room.

    Ali boasts, ‘I’m the new heavyweight champion of the world! And I don’t even have a scratch on my face.’

    He looks in the mirror and feigns displeasure, as the group comes to him and asks what’s wrong, as he replies, ‘Why am I so pretty?’   

    Not a scratch: Ali boasts, 'I'm the new heavyweight champion of the world! And I don't even have a scratch on my face'

    Not a scratch: Ali boasts, ‘I’m the new heavyweight champion of the world! And I don’t even have a scratch on my face’

    Pretty: He looks in the mirror and feigns displeasure, as the group comes to him and asks what's wrong, as he replies, 'Why am I so pretty?'

    Pretty: He looks in the mirror and feigns displeasure, as the group comes to him and asks what’s wrong, as he replies, ‘Why am I so pretty?’

    Ali is coming out of a liquor store when someone tells him, ‘Hey congratulations champ,’ as Ali says he could ‘get used to that.’

    Back at the hotel, talk gets serious, as Malcolm X says their plight is called a ‘struggle,’ because they are ‘fighting for our lives,’ while we see shots of an arsonist torching a black home.

    Ali is seen standing in front of a huge crowd, about to deliver an address, as Ali is seen in a car with Cooke saying, ‘They ain’t giving black people what they really want.’

    Serious: Back at the hotel, talk gets serious, as Malcolm X says their plight is called a 'struggle,' because they are 'fighting for our lives,' while we see shots of an arsonist torching a black home

    Serious: Back at the hotel, talk gets serious, as Malcolm X says their plight is called a ‘struggle,’ because they are ‘fighting for our lives,’ while we see shots of an arsonist torching a black home

    Cooke asks what that is, and Ali replies, ‘Power,’ as Cooke adds, ‘Black power, I like the sound of that.’

    The end of the trailer, set to Lecrae’s 2015 song Welcome to America, features a number of shots of the powerful foursome.

    Regina King directs One Night in Miami from a script by Kemp Powers, based on his own play, with the film debuting in theaters Christmas Day before it becomes available for Amazon Prime subscribers on January 15. 

    Black power: Cooke asks what that is, and Ali replies, 'Power,' as Cooke adds, 'Black power, I like the sound of that'

    Black power: Cooke asks what that is, and Ali replies, ‘Power,’ as Cooke adds, ‘Black power, I like the sound of that’

    Coming soon: Regina King directs One Night in Miami from a script by Kemp Powers, based on his own play, with the film debuting in theaters Christmas Day before it becomes available for Amazon Prime subscribers on January 15

    Coming soon: Regina King directs One Night in Miami from a script by Kemp Powers, based on his own play, with the film debuting in theaters Christmas Day before it becomes available for Amazon Prime subscribers on January 15

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