First Look at TWELVE YEARS A SLAVE with Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Fassbender, & Benedict Cumberbatch

Six official stills from Steve McQueen’s drama, courtesy of USA Today.

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An adaptation of Solomon Northup’s 1853 autobiography, the film tells the true story of Northup, an educated and married black man living in New York who was kidnapped in 1841 and forced into a slave pen, leading to years of enslavement under various owners.