Kaluuya and Turner-Smith play a budding couple, whose first dates goes tragically awry after a run-in with a police officer. When he kills the cop in self-defense, the couple goes on the run. They become a viral sensation, with one person dubbing them the "black Bonnie and Clyde."
As they flee, these two unlikely fugitives will discover themselves and each other in the most dire and desperate of circumstances, and will forge a deep and powerful love.
The movie comes from the pen of Emmy-winning screenwriter Lena Waithe ("Master of None," "The Chi") and first-time feature film director Melina Matsoukas (who directed Beyonce's "Formation" music video).
"Queen and Slim" opens in theaters November 27.