ABC will revisit a significant piece of civil rights historical past as the brand new yr will get underway.
Women of the Movement, the Alphabet Web’s restricted sequence about Mamie Until-Mobley and her pursuit of justice for son Emmett Until, will premiere Thursday, Jan. 6, at 8/7c, the community introduced Thursday. Spanning six whole episodes, the miniseries will air in that point slot for 3 consecutive weeks.
The drama tells the true story of Until-Mobley (performed by newly minted Tony Award winner Adrienne Warren), who risked her life to search out justice for her son after he was brutally murdered within the Jim Crow South in 1955. “Unwilling to let Emmett’s homicide disappear from the headlines, Mamie selected to bear her ache on the world’s stage, rising as an activist for justice and igniting the Civil Rights motion as we all know it at this time,” the challenge’s logline describes.
Along with Warren, Ladies of the Motion‘s sizable solid consists of Tonya Pinkins (All My Youngsters) as Until-Mobley’s mom, Alma Carthan; Ray Fisher (Zack Snyder’s Justice League) as Until-Mobley’s husband, Gene Mobley; Cedric Joe (House Jam: A New Legacy) as Emmett; Glynn Turman (The Wire) as Emmett’s great-uncle Moses Wright; Chris Coy (The Deuce) and Carter Jenkins (Well-known in Love) as J.W. Milam and Roy Bryant, the lads chargeable for Emmett’s homicide; and newcomer Julia McDermott as Carolyn Bryant, the white girl with whom Emmett was accused of flirting earlier than his demise.
ABC has additionally launched a brand new teaser for Ladies of the Motion. Press PLAY above to observe it, then tell us within the feedback when you’ll be sampling the present.
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