Hulu has acquired Lee Daniels’ The United States vs. Billie Holiday. The film is set to be an awards contender and will be qualified for the Oscars with a potential theatrical run in the cards, as well. The film, currently slated for theatrical release February 26th, 2021 follows jazz singer Billie Holiday (played by Andra Day) as she is targeted by the government in an undercover sting operation organized by Jimmy Fletcher (played by Trevante Rhodes), a government agent with whom Holiday had a troubled affair. The film also stars Garrett Hedlund, LaKeith Stanfield, and Da’Vine Joy Randolph.
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