First Look at Cynthia Erivo as Harriet Tubman in Focus Features Biopic ‘Harriet’ ...and the backlash

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Focus Features has released the first official images from the upcoming Harriet Tubman movie Harriet, which reveals Tony Award-winning actress Cynthia Erivo as the historical figure. The film hails from Black Nativity filmmaker Kasi Lemmons, who also directed episodes of Luke Cage and Shots Fired, working from a screenplay by Lemmons and Gregory Allen Howard (Remember the Titans). Not much is known about the specific angle here, but the official synopsis says the film will...
REST OF ABOVE ARTICLE WITH PICS: http://collider.com/harriet-tubman-movie-images-cynthia-erivo/
Backlash for her getting the role: :https://thegrapevine.theroot.com/cynthia-erivo-responds-to-backlash-over-harriet-tubman-1829112861
 

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Focus Features has released the first official images from the upcoming Harriet Tubman movie Harriet, which reveals Tony Award-winning actress Cynthia Erivo as the historical figure. The film hails from Black Nativity filmmaker Kasi Lemmons, who also directed episodes of Luke Cage and Shots Fired, working from a screenplay by Lemmons and Gregory Allen Howard (Remember the Titans). Not much is known about the specific angle here, but the official synopsis says the film will...
REST OF ABOVE ARTICLE WITH PICS: http://collider.com/harriet-tubman-movie-images-cynthia-erivo/
Backlash for her getting the role: :https://thegrapevine.theroot.com/cynthia-erivo-responds-to-backlash-over-harriet-tubman-1829112861
Well isn't that interesting? The backlash seems a trifle jingoistic. The main thing is that the movie is going to be made, which is just great.
 



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