The United States vs. Billie Holiday (2021)

Director: Lee Daniels

Writer(s): Johann Hari (novel), Suzan-Lori Parks

Starring: Garrett Hedlund, Natasha Lyonne, Tyler James Williams, Trevante Rhodes, Evan Ross, Rob Morgan, Dana Gourrier, Da’Vine Joy Randolph, Andra Day, Melvin Gregg, Tone Bell, Erik LaRay Harvey, Kwasi Songui, Mark Antony Krupa, Blake DeLong, Alika Autran, Jeff Corbett, Tristan D. Lalla, Randy Davison, Richard Jutras, Alain Goulem, Alex Bisping, Arthur Holden, Dusan Dukic, Karl Graboshas, Damian Joseph Quinn, Sylvia Stewart, Miss Lawrence, Philippe Hartmann, Nealla Gordon, Furly Mac, Jay Chevery, Letitia Brookes, Cat Lemieux, Simon Alain, Emilie Paquet, Ray Shell, Yvanna-Rose Leblanc, Sarah Levesque, Ronda Louis-Jeune, L. Fernando Becerra Sánchez, Jesse Mitchell, Kate MacLellan, Christopher Wyllie, Miryam Magri, Christopher Ricardo Price, Guy Letourneau, Eric Clark, Warren ‘Slim’ Williams, Picardy Jean-Pierre

Synopsis: Follows Holiday during her career as she is targeted by the Federal Department of Narcotics with an undercover sting operation led by black Federal Agent Jimmy Fletcher, with whom she had a tumultuous affair.

Release Date: February 26, 2021 (USA) | Length: Unknown | Genre: Biography, Drama, Music | MPAA Rating: Unknown

Note: There is a documentary that was recently announced with the same title. Title changed from “Billie” to “The United States Vs. Billie Holiday”. Lakeith Stanfield was in the original cast list but isn’t currently. He may have been replaced by Trevante Rhodes. The February 12, 2021 release date was moved to February 26, 2021, replacing Tom Clancy’s Without Remorse. Hulu recently picked up this project so it might miss its release date.