September 21, 2018 at 12:04 pm PDT | by Mariah Cooper
Film adaptation of James Baldwin’s ‘If Beale Street Could Talk’ gets new trailer

Stephan James as Alonzo ‘Fonny’ Hunt in ‘If Beale Street Could Talk’ (Screenshot via YouTube)

A new trailer for “If Beale Street Could Talk,” a film adaptation of the 1974 critically acclaimed novel by James Baldwin, has been released.

Directed by Barry Jenkins (“Moonlight”), the story follows 19-year-old Clementine “Tish” Rivers (Kiki Layne) and her fiancé Alonzo ‘Fonny’ Hunt (Stephan James) who are happily in love. When Tish gets pregnant and Fonny is arrested for a crime he didn’t commit, she and her family try to prove his innocence before the baby is born.

The film also stars Regina King, Colman Domingo, Finn Wittrock, Diego Luna, among others.

“If Beale Street Could Talk” opens in theaters on Nov. 30.

Watch below.

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