Check Out the Official EMPEROR Trailer!
Emperor is inspired by the legend of Shields “Emperor” Green, a descendant of African kings turned outlaw slave in the pre-Civil War South. Seeking freedom for his family, Emperor fights his way north, joining the daring raid on Harper’s Ferry and helping alter the course of American history.
Dayo Okeniyi ... Shields “Emperor” Green
Naturi Naughton ... Sarah Green
Kat Graham ... Delores
Mykelti Williamson ... Truesdale
Harry Lennix ... Frederick Douglass
The cast includes Oscar nominee James Cromwell and Oscar nominee Bruce Dern.
Emperor is directed by Mark Amin from a script written by Amin and Pat Charles.
Produced by Oscar-nominated filmmaker Reginald Hudlin.
Briarcliff Entertainment will release Emperor in theatres in the US on March 27, 2020.
What do you think of the trailer? Are you looking forward to watching Shield Green's story?