The film comes from Emmy-winning writer Waithe (Netflix’s Master of None) and Melina Matsoukas and is a powerful, consciousness-raising love story that confronts the staggering human toll of racism and the life-shattering price of violence.
Waithe wrote the script based on an original idea by bestselling author James Frey. The feature-film directorial debut from Melina Matsoukas (executive producer of HBO’s Insecure) stars Academy Award® nominee Daniel Kaluuya as “Slim” and rising star Jodie Turner-Smith (Syfy’s Nightflyers), as “Queen.”
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Queen & Slim Synopsis
While on a forgettable first date together in Ohio, a black man (Get Out’s Daniel Kaluuya) and a black woman, are pulled over for a minor traffic infraction. The situation escalates, with sudden and tragic results,