Brad Pitt Stars in the Trailer for "12 Years a Slave": Watch Here!

Brad Pitt Stars in the Trailer for

Drumming up anticipation for its upcoming release, the trailer for 12 Years a Slave hit the web on Monday (July 15).

The Steve McQueen-directed film is described as follows: “In the pre-Civil War United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery.”

Starring Brad Pitt, Benedict Cumberbatch, and Michael Fassbender, the motion picture will hit the big screen on October 18.

Check out the trailer for the historical drama in the player below and let us know what you think!