Netflix’s See You Yesterday new trailer combats police brutality with time travel

Spike Lee mixes police brutality and time travel in this new trailer for Netflix’s sci-fi adventure See You Yesterday

Netflix’s upcoming sci-fi adventure See You Yesterday tackles a topic even heavier than time travel: police brutality. Check out the film’s first trailer now:

See You Yesterday is directed by Stefon Bristol from a script by Bristol and Fredrica Bailey, and produced by Spike Lee (BlacKkKlansman). It stars Eden Duncan-Smith, Dante Crichlow, Astro, Marsha Stephanie Blake, Myra Lucretia Taylor and Wavyy Jonez.

Here’s the official synopsis for the film:

High school best friends and science prodigies C.J. and Sebastian spend every spare minute working on their latest homemade invention: backpacks that enable time travel. But when C.J.’s older brother Calvin dies after an encounter with police officers, the young duo decide to put their unfinished tech to use in a desperate bid to save Calvin. From director Stefon Bristol and producer Spike Lee comes See You Yesterday, a sci-fi adventure grounded in familial love, cultural divides and the universal urge to change the wrongs of the past.

See You Yesterday premieres on Netflix on 17 May. Get all the latest sci-fi news with every issue of SciFiNow.