19 Behind-The-Scenes Facts About "Judas And The Black Messiah" That Are Just Deeply Fascinating
Dominique Fishback would write poems on set, in character, and one of them was actually used in the film.
In case you don't already know about it, Judas and the Black Messiah is an amazing new film from director Shaka King that tells the real-life story of FBI informant William O'Neal (LaKeith Stanfield), who infiltrated the Illinois Black Panther Party to keep tabs on their charismatic leader, Chairman Fred Hampton (Daniel Kaluuya).
BuzzFeed recently attended a virtual summit for Judas and the Black Messiah and also had a chance to chat with director Shaka King about his revolutionary film. Here are some fascinating behind-the-scenes facts that we learned.
Note: Mild spoilers ahead!