Photo caption: Cynthia Erivo stars as Harriet Tubman in HARRIET, a Focus Features release. | Credit: Glen Wilson / Focus Features
Focus Features will release HARRIET in theaters on Nov. 1. The film tells the extraordinary tale of Harriet Tubman’s escape from slavery and transformation into one of America’s greatest heroes. Her courage, ingenuity, and tenacity freed hundreds of slaves and changed the course of history.
Cynthia Erivo, Leslie Odom Jr., Janelle Monáe, Joe Alwyn, Jennifer Nettles and Clarke Peters bring the inspirational life of iconic American freedom fighter, Harriet Tubman, to life on the big screen.
The film is directed by Kasi Lemmons (“Eve’s Bayou”, “Talk to Me”), written by Gregory Allen Howard (“Ali”, “Remember the Titans”) and Kasi Lemmons and produced by Debra Martin Chase, Daniela Taplin Lundberg, Gregory Allen Howard
Take a peek at the official trailer: