WHO’S IN IT?
Cynthia Erivo (Bad Times at the El Royale), Leslie Odom Jr. (Murder on the Orient Express), Joe Alwyn (The Favourite), Janelle Monáe (Hidden Figures), Jennifer Nettles (film debut), Vanessa Bell Calloway (Coming to America), Clarke Peters (Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri), Henry Hunter Hall (Waist Deep), Zackary Momoh (A United Kingdom), Mitchell Hoog (The Spookies), Deborah Ayorinde (Barbershop: A Fresh Cut), Vondie Curtis-Hall (Crooklyn), Omar Dorsey (Django Unchained), Tory Kittles (Get Rich or Die Tryin’), Tim Guinee (Water for Elephants), Joseph Lee Anderson (Jayhawkers), Antonio J. Bell (Nigerian Prince), Willie Raysor (Shutter)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Kasi Lemmons (Black Nativity), director, writer; Gregory Allen Howard (Remember the Titans), writer, producer; Debra Martin Chase (The Sisterhood of the Travelling Pants) and Daniela Taplin Lundberg (Beasts of No Nation), producers; Terence Blanchard (BlacKkKlansman), composer; John Toll (The Thin Red Line), cinematographer; Wyatt Smith (Mary Poppins Returns), editor
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
In 1849, slave Harriet Tubman (Erivo) escapes from captivity and soon becomes a legendary freedom fighter for slaves…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
The life and achievements of Harriet Tubman, an inspirational historical figure whose story has criminally been overlooked by Hollywood until now, is the subject of this thrilling new drama with a standout central performance by Cynthia Erivo.