Andra Day in 'The Deliverance' (Photo: Aaron Ricketts/Netflix)

Lee Daniels‘ highly anticipated film, The Deliverance, arrives in theaters and on Netflix this August.

I got the scoop on everything you need to know about the film that is inspired by a true story.

What is The Deliverance About?

The Deliverance tells the harrowing story of Ebony Jackson, a struggling single mother fighting her personal demons, who moves her family into a new home for a fresh start.

But when strange occurrences inside the home raise the suspicions of Child Protective Services and threaten to tear the family apart, Ebony soon finds herself locked in a battle for her life and the souls of her children.

Inspired by a true story, The Deliverance is directed by Academy Award nominee Lee Daniels (Precious).

Who is in the Cast of The Deliverance?

Andra Day, who won a Golden Globe and received an Oscar nomination for her performance in Daniels’ most recent film The People vs. Billie Holiday, stars in The Deliverance as Ebony.

She’s joined by an impressive ensemble cast, including:

When Will The Deliverance Be on Netflix?

The Deliverance hits select theaters on August 16 and streams on Netflix on August 30.

Mark your calendars for this chilling new film that explores the depths of human resilience and the power of faith in the face of unimaginable darkness.

Stay tuned for the official trailer.

Are you excited about this film?

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