John Boyega To Join Film Based On Detroit Riots

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John Boyega is set to join the cast of a film that centres on the 1967 Detroit Riots.


The film is from Kathryn Bigelow and Mark Boal the team that brought us Zero Dark Thirty. The film is as yet untitled but is described as a crime drama set amidst the background of racial tensions that exploded into the five day riot in urban Detroit.