ABC has released the first look at their highly anticipated limited series, “Women of the Movement,” executive produced by JAY-Z, Will Smith, Gina Prince-Bythewood, Marissa Jo Cerar, and Aaron Kaplan.

About The Series:

Women of the Movement” tells the story of Mamie Till-Mobley, who in 1955 risks her life to find justice after her son Emmett Till is brutally murdered in the Jim Crow South.

Unwilling to let Emmett’s murder disappear from the headlines, Mamie chooses to bear her pain on the world stage, emerging as an activist for justice and igniting the Civil Rights movement as we know it today.

The first episode is written by Marissa Jo Cerar and directed by Gina Prince-Bythewood.

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The Cast:

The limited series stars Adrienne Warren as Mamie Till-Mobley, Tonya Pinkins as Alma, Cedric Joe as Emmett Till, Ray Fisher as Gene Mobley, Glynn Turman as Mose Wright, Chris Coy as J.W. Milam, Carter Jenkins as Roy Bryant, and Julia McDermott as Carolyn Bryant.

Watch The Teaser:

A premiere date has yet to be announced.

I will keep you posted.

Source: ABC