'Burden' Trailer: First Footage Of Film Starring Forest Whitaker And Usher Sees Black Congregation Take In KKK Runaway
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'Burden' Trailer: First Footage Of Film Starring Forest Whitaker And Usher Sees Black Congregation Take In KKK Runaway

The first trailer for Burden, starring Forest Whitaker, Usher Raymond and Garrett Hedlund, has been released.

Based on a true story, the film written and directed by Andrew Heckler follows Mike Burden (Hedlund), an orphan who was raised by the leader of a local chapter of the Ku Klux Klan (Tom Wilkinson). When he falls in love with a single mother (Andrea Riseborough), she is able to convince him to change his ways and leave the Klan.

Whitaker plays Reverend Kennedy, a pastor of a church congregation who houses Burden, his girlfriend and her son after the Klan starts coming after them. Through Kennedy, Mike is introduced to a new world of acceptance and redemption. Usher will play a character named Clarence Brooks.

Burden will come to select theaters on February 28, 2020.

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