Netflix has unveiled the trailer for “Selma” and “A Wrinkle in Time” director Ava DuVernay’s four-part Netflix narrative mini-series “When They See Us” which is slated to premiere on May 31st.
“When They See Us” deals with the real-life teens and adults at the center of the true story Central Park Five case in which five teenagers of color were convicted of a rape they did not commit. The series will span from the incident in Spring 1989 to their exoneration in 2002 and settlement in 2014.
DuVernay co-wrote and directed the four parts and executive produces alongside Jeff Skoll, Jonathan King, Oprah Winfrey, Jane Rosenthal, Berry Welsh and Robert De Niro.
Michael K. Williams, Vera Farmiga, John Leguizamo, Felicity Huffman, Chris Chalk, Jharrel Jerome, Freddy Miyares, Jovan Adepo, Niecy Nash, Aunjanue Ellis, Kylie Bunbury, Marsha Stephanie Blake, and Storm Reid all star.