A24 unveiled a trailer for their buzzy drama inspectioninspired by the personal story of director Elegance Bratton (Children of the pier), which is slated for theatrical release on November 18. The film starring Emmy nominee Jeremy Pope (Hollywood) will make its world premiere at this year’s Toronto Film Festival, subsequently ending the New York Film Festival as the closing night selection.
inspection follows Ellis French (Pope), a young gay black man, rejected by his mother and with few options for his future, who decides to join the Marines, doing whatever it takes to succeed in a system that would put him side. But even as he battles deep-rooted prejudice and the grueling routines of basic training, he finds unexpected camaraderie, strength and support in this new community, giving him a hard-earned sense of belonging that will shape his identity and will forever change his life.
Raúl Castillo, McCaul Lombardi, Aaron Dominguez, Nicholas Logan, Eman Esfandi, Andrew Kai, Aubrey Joseph, Bokeem Woodbine and Gabrielle Union also star in the film, which Bratton directed from his script. Effie T. Brown and Chester Algernal Gordon served as producers.
Following the March release of Daniels’ martial arts metaverse photo Everything everywhere all at oncewhich became its highest-grossing title to date at the global box office, A24 continued a remarkable run in 2022 with the release of acclaimed titles including Alex Garland’s horror Menthe stop-motion photo of Dean Fleischer-Camp and Jenny Slate Marcel the shod shell and Halina Reijn’s horror-comedy Gen Z Body Body Body. Other upcoming titles include Owen Kline’s funny pages (August 26), Ti West’s X prequel pearl (September 16), and Saela Davis and Anna Rose Holmer’s psychological drama, God’s Creatures.
Watch the trailer for Inspection by clicking on it.