Netflix has released the trailer for a powerful new drama “All Day and A Night” from creator Joe Robert Cole (“Black Panther”). The film arrives globally on Netflix on May 1st and tells the story of Jahkor, a rapper, and his father who reunite in prison after a gang war in Oakland. During a period of self-discovery and learning about prison life Jahkor plans to help his newborn son break a cycle that feels inescapable.
As soft-spoken Jahkor (Ashton Sanders, “Moonlight”) struggles to keep his dream of rapping alive amidst a gang war in Oakland, his ill-fated life and real-world responsibilities drive him further and further across the line of right and wrong with tragic consequences. Landing in prison beside his father, J.D. (Jeffrey Wright, “Westworld”) whom he never wanted to be like, Jahkor embarks on an unlikely journey of self-discovery, exploring the events that unite them, in hopes of helping his newborn son break a cycle that feels unavoidable. A powerful film from Black Panther co-writer Joe Robert Cole, ALL DAY AND A NIGHT is produced by Nina Jacobson and Brad Simpson (“The People vs. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story”), and Jared Ian Goldman (“Ingrid Goes West”). The drama co-stars Isaiah John (Snowfall), Kelly Jenrette (The Handmaid’s Tale), Shakira Ja’Nai Paye (“Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse”), Regina Taylor (“The Unit”), Christopher Meyer (“The Affair”) and Yahya Abdul-Mateen II (“Watchmen”).