Trailer released for Lifetime's Flint water crisis film starring Queen Latifah and Jill Scott
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Trailer released for Lifetime's Flint water crisis film starring Queen Latifah and Jill Scott

Set to premiere this weekend, the first trailer has dropped for Lifetime's Flint water crisis television movie titled, Flint.

Based on Josh Sanburn's February 2016 cover story for TIME magazine, "The Poisoning of an American City,"  it stars Queen Latifah, Betsy Brandt, Jill Scott and Marin Ireland.

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It's official description: Flint is the gripping retelling of a crisis that shook a nation and shines a light on the whistleblowers who exposed the biggest environmental scandal of our generation. LeeAnne Walters (Brandt), Melissa Mays (Ireland) and Nayyirah Shariff (Scott) join forces after discovering that the drinking water in Flint, Michigan is contaminated, resulting in a slew of devastating medical problems for their families. When their claims go unheeded, they band together to expose the wrongdoings committed by their reckless, bean-counting government officials whose carelessness caused irrevocable harm to the lives of its residents.

Watch the trailer below:

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