Universal Pictures has released the new trailer for “Harriet,” the upcoming biopic about the famed abolitionist, Underground Railroad conductor, and Civil War hero Harriet Tubman.
Tubman was a slave who escaped and became a famous American freedom fighter and freed hundreds of slaves in her lifetime. “Bad Times at the El Royale” and “Widows” breakout Cynthia Erivo leads a cast that includes Janelle Monae, Leslie Odom Jr., Joe Alwyn, Jennifer Nettles, and Clarke Peters.
Kasi Lemmons (“Eve’s Bayou”) helms the project which played on the Fall festival circuit with Erivo scoring rave reviews for her performance. The film opens in cinemas on November 1st.