Studio:Focus Features, Universal Pictures
Screenwriters:Kasi Lemmons, Gregory Allen Howard
Starring:Cynthia Erivo, Leslie Odom Jr., Joe Alwyn, Jennifer Nettles, Clarke Peters, Vanessa Bell Calloway, Zackary Momoh, Deborah Ayorinde, Vondie Curtis-Hall
A new feature chronicling the life of heroic abolitionist Harriet Tubman. Tubman will be played by Tony, Emmy and Grammy Award®-winner Cynthia Erivo (Bad Times at the El Royale, Widows). Based on the story of iconic freedom fighter Harriet Tubman, "Harriet" follows Tubman on her escape from slavery and subsequent missions to free dozens of slaves through the Underground Railroad in the face of growing pre-Civil War adversity.