Niecy Nash (“Claws”), Aunjanue Ellis (“Quantico”), Kylie Bunbury (“Pitch”), Marsha Stephanie Blake (“Getting On”), and Storm Reid (“A Wrinkle in Time”) have all been cast in Ava DuVernay’s limited series “Central Park Five” for Netflix.
Based on a true story, the series chronicles the notorious case of five teenagers of color from Harlem who were convicted of a rape they did not commit.
They join previously announced cast members Michael K. Williams, Vera Farmiga, John Leguizamo, Felicity Huffman, Jharrel Jerome and Jovan Adepo. DuVernay will write and direct the four-episode series in addition to executive producing alongside Oprah Winfrey, Jeff Skoll and Jonathan King.
Source: The Live Feed