Regina King’s ‘One Night in Miami’ to Hit Theaters Christmas Day, Amazon Prime January 15

Amazon sees film as an awards contender, which could make King the first Black woman nominated for best director at the Oscars

Regina King’s feature film directorial debut “One Night in Miami” is set to hit theaters Christmas day and on Amazon Prime Jan. 15, 2021.

Amazon acquired the film back in July and said its plan was to release the film in time for awards contention. If Amazon’s awards team is successful in its pursuit, King could become the first Black woman nominated for the best director Academy Award.

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Trey Williams

Film Reporter covering the biz • • Twitter: @trey3williams