First Trailer: Cynthia Erivo Is “Harriet”

Early Trailer Cynthia Erivo As Harriet

Celebrated filmmaker Kasi Lemmons (“Eve’s Bayou,” “The Caveman’s Valentine”) helms this biopic based on the life of famous abolitionist Harriet Tubman.

Tubman escaped slavery and led dozens of enslaved people to freedom on the Underground Railroad in the face of growing pre-Civil War adversity.

“Widows” and “Bad Times at the El Royale” breakout Cynthia Erivo stars as Tubman alongside Leslie Odom Jr., Janelle Monae, Jennifer Nettles, Joe Alwyn, Vondie Curtis-Hall and Vanessa Bell Calloway.

Gregory Allen Howard (“Remember the Titans”) penned the script for the film opening November 1st.