Focus has released a first trailer for Harriet, the movie about heroic abolitionist Harriet Tubman, starring Cynthia Erivo (Widows). Pic is directed by Kasi Lemmons from a screenplay she co-wrote with Gregory Allen Howard.
Harriet follows Tubman’s escape from slavery and subsequent missions to free dozens of slaves through the Underground Railroad in the face of growing pre-Civil War adversity.
Leslie Odom Jr., Janelle Monáe, Joe Alwyn, Jennifer Nettles, and Clarke Peters also star. Debra Martin Chase with Martin Chase Productions, Daniela Taplin Lundberg with Stay Gold Features and Gregory Allen Howard produce.
Focus will release theatrically from November 1, 2019.
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