Actress Cynthia Erivo will blow you away as real life superhero Harriet Tubman in the upcoming biopic.
Deadline premiered the first trailer to the biopic about the woman who helped run the “Underground Railroad” for southern slaves to the free north.
Deadline says: 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.
Harriet is due in theaters on November 1, 2019.