The official trailer for “Harriet” has bee released, starring Cynthia Erivo in the title role of Harriet Tubman.

Based on the thrilling and inspirational life of an iconic American freedom fighter, Harriet 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.

The movie was directed by Kasi Lemmons, produced by Debra Martin Chase, Daniela Taplin Lundberg, and Gregory Allen Howard, who also co-wrote alongside Kasi Lemmons.

Along with Erivo, the film stars Leslie Odom Jr., Janelle Monáe, Joe Alwyn, Jennifer Nettles, and Clarke Peters.

Watch the trailer for “Harriet” at the link: here

‘Harriet’: Cynthia Erivo plays Harriet Tubman in first trailer


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