Jay-Z And Will Smith Are Teaming Up To Tell The Story Of Emmett Till


The film will take his mother’s perspective.


If Ava DuVernay’s When They See Us series is proof of anything it’s that documentaries detailing past events of injustice are successful in creating change and good business for streaming services.

That may be the reason that after being shelved for four years by HBO, a documentary about Emmett Till’s story will finally be hitting ABC, who picked it up recently. Jay-Z and Will Smithhave reportedly been tapped to executive produce the series, which will be told from the perspective of Till’s mother, Mamie Till-Mobley.

A Deadline report says the documentary will be women-driven and a part of a civil rights anthology series titled Women of the Movement. It’s slated to center around Till-Mobley reliving the horror of her son’s 1955 Mississippi lynching and be the eight-episode debut season.

Wow this will be good I hope they upped their security we just protect them we know people do not like for the truth to come out.

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Written by Paul Meara Of BET

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