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    Posted on Jun 25, 2018

    The First Trailer For "The Hate U Give" Is Finally Here And It Looks Incredible

    The movie comes to theaters this fall.

    Over the weekend, BuzzFeed News got an exclusive sneak peek at photos from The Hate U Give, which opens in theaters on Oct. 19.

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    The movie, which is directed by George Tillman Jr., is based on the original coming-of-age novel by Angie Thomas and tells the story of teenager Starr Carter, who witnesses a white police officer shoot and kill her childhood friend, Khalil.

    Starr finds herself caught between the two worlds she lives in: a lower-income neighborhood that’s predominantly black and the private, suburban high school she attends with mostly white students.

    And now the first official trailer for the upcoming movie is finally here!

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    Amandla Stenberg plays Starr Carter, The Hate U Give's main character.

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    Algee Smith plays Khalil, Starr's friend who is shot and killed.

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    K.J. Apa plays Starr's boyfriend, Chris, who attends her private school.

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    Russell Hornsby and Regina Hall play Starr's parents, Maverick and Lisa Carter.

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    Common is Starr's Uncle Carlos, who's also a police officer.

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    Hailey, one of Starr's best friends in high school, is played by Sabrina Carpenter.

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    Anthony Mackie plays King, a local drug dealer and gang leader.

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    And Issa Rae plays April Ofrah, an activist who encourages Starr to speak up about Khalil's death and advocate for justice.

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    Oct. 19 can't come soon enough!

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