Amazon Original work by Barry Jenkins, known for “Moonlight” (2018) and “If Beale Street Could Lovers” (2018)It has been decided that “Underground Railroad ~ Journey to Freedom ~” will be exclusively distributed on May 14, 2021 (Friday).。
The original of this series is the novel “The Underground Railroad” (Hayakawa Publishing) by writer Colson Whitehead. It’s the story of Cola Randall, a girl who lives desperately for freedom in the South before the Civil War. Escaping Georgia’s plantations for the rumored underground railroad, Cola discovers more than just a metaphor or metaphor, a real railroad full of engineers and conductors, and a secret network of railroad tracks and tunnels beneath the southern soil. To do.
Coke escapes, but is chased by the bounty hunter Ridgeway along the way. Coke’s mother, Mabel, is the only person Ridgeway has ever caught, so Ridgeway is obsessed with bringing Coke back. Also, when Coke crosses the state, she meets the things left by her mother who left her behind. You will have a hard time trying to realize a life that you thought was impossible.
The role of Coke is the new Suso Mubedu. Chase W. Dillon will play the role of Boy Homer, Joel Edgerton will play the role of Ridgeway, and Damon Herriman of “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood” (2019) and “Midsummer” (2019). William Jackson Harper and Lily Rabe from “Vice” (2018) are participating.
In addition to producing, Jenkins also serves as the director of all 10 episodes.Other executive producers include “12 Years a Slave” (2013), “Moonlight” and “Beer Street Lover”., Dede Gardner, Jeremy Kleiner and others.