The United States Vs. Billie Holiday

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Status: Post-production
Director: Lee Daniels
Writers: Suzan-Lori Parks, and Lee Daniels
Cast: Andra Day, Trevante Rhodes, Garrett Hedlund, Natasha Lyonne
Producers: Jordan Fudge, Lee Daniels, Joe Roth, Jeff Kirschenbaum, Pamela Oas Williams, Tucker Tooley
Production Companies: New Slate Ventures, Lee Daniels Entertainment, and Roth Kirschenbaum Films

The legendary Billie Holiday, one of the greatest jazz musicians of all time, spent much of her career being adored by fans across the globe, all while the Federal Department of Narcotics targeted her with an undercover sting operation led by black Federal Agent Jimmy Fletcher, with whom she had a tumultuous affair. Inspired by her life story, THE UNITED STATES VS. BILLIE HOLIDAY intimately examines her struggles with addiction, fame and heartbreaking love.