Jurnee Smollett-Bell To Star In Series About Slavery, “Underground” [Watch]

December 15, 2015  |  

Jurnee Smollett-Bell (Confessions of a Marriage Counselor) and Aldis Hodge (Straight Outta Compton) are set to star in a new television series called “Underground.”

The Misha Green-led project is executive produced by John Legend and Joe Pokaski. It “follows a group of slaves who plan a daring escape from a Georgia plantation to cross 600 miles to freedom.”

According to Green, the series is set to premiere on WGN March 9th. Check out a couple of trailers from the upcoming show.

Does this look like a series you’d be interested in checking out?

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