Native Son movie will spark 'right type of controversy', says actor Ashton Sanders

Ashton Sanders stars in the racially charged movie Native Son, available now on HBO Go, as a chauffeur for a rich white Chicago family and begins an ill-considered friendship with their daughter.
Ashton Sanders stars in the racially charged movie Native Son, available now on HBO Go, as a chauffeur for a rich white Chicago family and begins an ill-considered friendship with their daughter.PHOTO: HBO FILMS

NEW YORK - The director and cast of the racially charged movie Native Son, available now on HBO Go, are prepared for it to spark some controversy.

The dramatic thriller maps the tragic events set in motion when a young black man, Bigger Thomas (Ashton Sanders), starts work as a chauffeur for a rich white Chicago family and begins an ill-considered friendship with their daughter Mary (Margaret Qualley).

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