‘Detroit’ stars tell TODAY about their critically acclaimed new film

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Directed by Kathryn Bigelow (“The Hurt Locker”), the new movie “Detroit” is based on the deadly Algiers Motel incident during racially charged riots in Detroit in 1967. Actor Algee Smith says working on the film was a “history lesson” for him; his British castmate Will Poulter says the movie is relevant to Britain’s racial history too.