Local residents, OSR play key roles in new ‘Judas and The Black Messiah’ movie

Mansfield resident Damien Beauford (third from right) eats next to star Daniel Kaluuya during the filming from a scene of “Judas and The Black Messiah” at the Ohio State Reformatory in 2019. The film, which earned Kaluuya a Golden Globe nomination earlier this month, opened nationwide Feb. 12. (Photo courtesy of Damien Beauford)










SOURCE: Richland Source | Carl Hunnell
February 19, 2021

MANSFIELD — Damien Beauford sat next to him and shared a prison meal. Chris Hahn beat him with a baton outside a cell.

Both Mansfield actors shared scenes with star Daniel Kaluuya in the recently released Warner Brothers film “Judas and The Black Messiah,” a major motion picture that opened nationwide on Feb. 12.

The film, nominated for two Golden Globes by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, includes scenes shot during three days at the former Ohio State Reformatory in Mansfield.