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Hey THAheadline Supporters, it has been a while, but we are hyped to announce that Judas and the Black Messiah is our latest giveaway, thanks to WB Home Entertainment. After a double Oscar win for Actor in a Supporting Role (Daniel Kaluuya) and Music Written for a Motion Picture (H.E.R.’s “Fight For You“), the timing couldn’t be better. With that said, we will be selecting five lucky people to win and be sent digital codes of the film.

If you missed the film in theaters or during its 31-day release on HBO Max, be sure to enter for your chance to watch this Oscar-winning film whenever, wherever.

Our giveaway runs until Monday, May 3rd, at 11:59 pm PST. For your chance to win, follow us on Instagram, like our post and tag a friend with a ✊🏾 fist emoji.

  • “Judas and the Black Messiah” will be available for 48-hour rental via PVOD for $19.99 SRP beginning on Friday, April 2nd. The title will be available on participating digital platforms where you rent movies.

  • On April 27th, “Judas and the Black Messiah” will be available to own in high definition and standard definition from select digital retailers, including Amazon, FandangoNOW, iTunes, PlayStation, Vudu, Xbox, and others.

  • On May 4th, “Judas and the Black Messiah” will be available on Blu-ray and DVD.

“Judas and the Black Messiah” will also be available on Movies Anywhere. Using the free

Movies Anywhere app and website, consumers can access all their eligible movies by connecting their Movies Anywhere account with their participating digital retailer accounts.

The “Judas and the Black Messiah” impact campaign, designed by Participant, educates audiences with a more comprehensive history of the Black Panther Party, connecting its legacy to today’s movement for Black lives and empowering audiences to join local organizations advocating for Black communities. To learn more, visit


FBI informant William O’Neal (LaKeith Stanfield) infiltrates the Illinois Black Panther Party and is tasked with keeping tabs on their charismatic leader, Chairman Fred Hampton (Daniel Kaluuya). A career thief, O’Neal revels in the danger of manipulating both his comrades and his handler, Special Agent Roy Mitchell (Jesse Plemons). Hampton’s political prowess grows just as he’s falling in love with fellow revolutionary Deborah Johnson (Dominique Fishback). Meanwhile, battle wages for O’Neal’s soul. Will he align with the forces of good? Or subdue Hampton and The Panthers by any means, as FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover (Martin Sheen) commands?


“Judas and the Black Messiah” Blu-ray contain the following special features: 

  • “Fred Hampton for the People” – The filmmakers and cast discuss why telling Chairman Fred Hampton’s story is more important now than ever before.

  • “Unexpected Betrayal” – The filmmakers and cast discuss William O’Neil’s complexities and his eventual betrayal of Hampton.

“Judas and the Black Messiah” DVD contains the following special features: 

  • “Fred Hampton for the People”


Movies Anywhere is a digital movie platform that enables movie fans to discover, access,

and watch their favorite digital movies in one place. Movies Anywhere bring together a library of nearly 7,500 digital movies from Sony Pictures, Twentieth Century Fox Film, The Walt Disney Studios (including Disney, Pixar, Marvel Studios and Lucasfilm), Universal Pictures (including DreamWorks and Illumination Entertainment) and Warner Bros., and will continue to expand the consumer experience as more content providers, digital retailers, and platforms are added. By connecting participating digital retailers that include Amazon Prime Video, FandangoNOW, Google Play, iTunes, and Vudu, movie fans can now bring together their digital movie collections (whether purchased or redeemed) in one place and enjoy them from the comfort of their living rooms, and across multiple devices and platforms, including Amazon Fire devices; Android devices and Android TV; Apple TV; Chromecast; iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch;

Roku® devices and popular browsers. Movie fans can also redeem digital codes found in eligible Blu-ray and DVD packages from participating studios and enjoy them through Movies Anywhere. Movies Anywhere – your movies, together at last.


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