In the description on the YouTube page for one of the film’s trailers, Red Tails‘ creators summarize it thusly:
“1944. As the war in Europe continues to take its toll on Allied forces, the Pentagon brass has no recourse but to consider unorthodox options — including the untried and untested African-American pilots of the experimental Tuskegee training program. Just as the young Tuskegee men are on the brink of being shut down and shipped back home, they are given the ultimate chance to show their courage. Against all the odds, with something to prove and everything to lose, these intrepid young airmen take to the skies to fight for their country — and the fate of the free world.”
But apparently Hollywood isn’t so sure that an awesome new historical action film by the creator of Star Wars himself will be a success. Their reason? The film features an essentially all-black cast...
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