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Ice Cream Convos faves Cynthia Erivo and Leslie Odom Jr. are set to star in Focus Features’ forthcoming Harriet Tubman biopic.

Cynthia, the Tony-winning actress and singer, will star as famous freedom fighter. The details of Leslie’s role have not yet been revealed.

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According to THR, Harriet will track Tubman’s journey from being an escaped slave to working the Underground Railroad, where she successfully lead dozens of slaves to freedom.

Harriet will begin filming in Virginia in October.

Although I am completely over slave films…I have a feeling this is gonna be good.

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