‘Bosco’ Trailer: Vivica A. Fox, Tyrese, Aubrey Joseph Star in Prison-Break True Story (Video)

Bosco (Credit: Peacock)

With an eighth-grade education, and facing 35 years in prison for marijuana possession, Quawntay “Bosco” Adams came  up with an ingenous plan and escaped from a federal penitentiary. Now his story is being told in the new Peacock film Bosco.

The drama — which begins streaming in February — stars Aubrey Joseph as Adams, alongside Nikki Blonsky, Theo Rossi, Thomas Jane, Tyrese Gibson, Vivica A. Fox, and D.C. Young Fly.

Peacock released the trailer for the film on Thursday, Jan. 11.

“Prisons aren’t inescapable, they’re just meant to feel that way,” lead actor Aubrey Joseph says in the video.

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In real life, Quawntay “Bosco” Adams wrote the book Chasin’ Freedum that inspired the film and he serves as a producer on the project.

The forward for his memoir says it offers a “message of hope” that will “change how you perceive young Black men trapped in the system.”

David Ayer (End of Watch and Suicide Squad) and Chris Long (The Patient and The Americans) serve as executive producers on the film. Nicholas Manuel Pino directs and adapted the script.

Here’s the official description: “In 2006 over two million Americans were incarcerated but only one managed to escape a federal maximum-security wing while under 24-hour surveillance – Quawntay ‘Bosco’ Adams. For the chance to be at his first child’s birth, he planned an ingenious escape with the help of a lonely Missouri woman that he meets by replying to a personal ad.”

In addition to Adams, producers include Darryll C. Scott, Justin Steele, and Patrick McErlean.

The movie features original music from Snoop Dogg, French Montana, The Game, DDG, and other hip-hop artists. Bosco premieres Feb. 2 on Peacock.

Watch the trailer below.