Amazon Prime Video's 'The Underground Railroad' series trailer is finally out and Thuso Mbedu shines perfectly in it.
'The Underground Railroad' is a US TV series directed by Academy Award winner Barry Jenkins and based on Colson Whitehead's novel with the same title. Barry Jenkins acclaimed work includes Medicine for Melancholy (2008 film), Moonlight (2016 film with numerous accolades) and If Beale Street Could Talk (2018 film with a lot of awards).
Mzansi felt overjoyed in 2019, when news broke-out that Thuso Mbedu got the role in this anticipated series.
Thuso, who was once nominated for an Emmy, plays a role of Cora Randall, the main character. As an African-American slave, Cora is in a desperate bid for freedom. After escaping a Georgia plantation, she discovers the rumoured Underground Railroad, gaining liberty.
Other actors joining Thuso Mbedu are Chase W. Dillon as Homer, Aaron Pierre as Caesar, and Joel Edgerton as Ridgeway.
The series will be exclusively available on Amazon Prime Video from 14 May 2021.
Watch queen Thuso Mbedu in the snippet below: