Netflix’s upcoming film “Rustin,” which portrays the life and impact of Bayard Rustin, a Black civil rights leader openly gay and pivotal to the 1963 March on Washington, aims to break the erasure of his legacy. On the 60th anniversary of the march, the first trailer, directed by George C. Wolfe and featuring Domingo in his leading film role, captures Rustin’s profound journey as a civil rights activist, socialist, pacifist, and gay rights advocate. Rustin’s defiance against injustice, advisory role to Martin Luther King Jr., and commitment to freedom are showcased, inspiring generations. Despite the overlooking of Black queer voices in history, Rustin’s strength remains evident. The film features an ensemble cast and is produced by Higher Ground and Bruce Cohen, with Barack and Michelle Obama as executive producers. “Rustin” debuts in select theaters on Nov. 3 and streams on Netflix from Nov. 17.
About Rustin TV Show
"Rustin" is a powerful biographical drama that illuminates the life of Bayard Rustin, an openly gay Black civil rights leader and architect of the 1963 March on Washington. Directed by George C. Wolfe, the film chronicles Rustin's passionate journey, from his pivotal role in advising Martin Luther King Jr. for the historic march to his unapologetic defiance against injustice. Domingo's compelling portrayal brings Rustin's radical voice and tireless fight for equality to life. The film unveils the complexities of his character, his impact on history, and the erasure of his legacy. With a stellar ensemble cast, including Chris Rock, Audra McDonald, and Jeffrey Wright, "Rustin" sheds light on Rustin's extraordinary contributions and the lasting echoes of his fight for freedom. The film will be released in select theaters on November 3 and available for streaming on Netflix from November 17.Keep track of the cancel/renew status of all your favorite shows. Check out and bookmark our TV shows cancelled in 2019-20 season and TV shows renewed for 2020-21 season lists.