Here's Your Official First Look at The Hate U Give Movie

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If you loved reading The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas, then get excited because your first look at the highly anticipated movie adaptation is here! The official first trailer for the George Tillman Jr.-directed film debuted during Sunday's BET Awards, and just the cast alone makes this one worth watching. The film stars Amandla Stenberg, Regina Hall, Russell Hornsby, KJ Apa, Algee Smith, Lamar Johnson, Issa Rae, Sabrina Carpenter, Common, and Anthony Mackie. It centers around a 16-year-old girl named Starr Carter, who witnesses her childhood best friend, Khalil, get gunned down in cold blood by a police officer. Check out the trailer above before it hits theaters on Oct. 19!