Based on the true story of Emmett Till and Mamie Till-Mobley, Women of the Movement is a limited anthology series event coming to ABC. The first season of this anthology will focus on Mamie Till-Mobley and Emmett Till played by Adrienne Warren and Cedric Joe. After her 14 year old son's murder in 1955, Mamie Till-Mobley risks her life to find justice. Mamie became an activist and fighter for justice when she choose to share her loss and pain on the world stage. Mamie-Till Mobley and the open casket viewing the sparked the civil rights movement. The series also stars Tonya Pinkins as Alma, 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.
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From Executive Producers Saladin Patterson, Fred Savage, and Lee Daniels comes the next great coming of age story. The Wonder Years is coming to ABC. Elisha Williams is playing the lead Dean Williams, Dulé Hill is his father Bill Williams, Saycon Sengbloh is his mother Lillian Williams, and Laura Kariuki is Dean’s older sister Kim Williams. Young actress Milan Ray is seen in the trailer and will star as Keisa Clemmons. Don Cheadle is the narrator who recalls his experiences growing up in Montgomery, Alabama during the late-1960s.
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The cast for Tyler Perry’s new Netflix film A Jazzman’s Blues has come together with the announcement of addition actors. The cast includes previously announced leads Joshua Boone and Solea Pfeiffer. New cast members include Amirah Vann, Austin Scott, Milauna Jackson, Kario Marcel, Lana Young, Brent Antonello, Brad Benedict, and Ryan Eggold. A Jazzman’s Blues is written and directed by Perry. The film follows forty years of secrets and lies in a tale of forbidden love and family drama in the deep South. Perry has said that this project is especially special to him as this was the first screenplay Perry wrote 26 years ago. Perry commented on the film saying: “I have waited a quarter of a century to tell this story and now is the perfect time and Netflix is the perfect partner.” A Jazzman’s Blues began shooting this week in Savannah, Georgia and at Tyler Perry Studios in Atlanta. It’s currently set for a 2022 release on Netflix.