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Watch Cynthia Erivo as Harriet Tubman In the Moving New Trailer for 'Harriet'

The highly-anticipated biopic about the life of the iconic freedom fighter is due out on November 1.

Back in 2017, it was announced that Tony-winning actor and singer Cynthia Erivo would be taking on the role of the iconic freedom fighter Harriet Tubman in the upcoming biopic Harriet. We've been anticipating its release ever since, and today, the trailer for the buzzed about film has finally arrived.

The moving and climactic trailer sees Erivo delivering a convincing performance as Tubman. The film follows the hero's journey from escaping slavery to becoming a legendary abolitionist and freedom fighter. Here's the official description of the film via Shadow & Act:

Based on the thrilling and inspirational life of an iconic American freedom fighter, Harriet tells the extraordinary tale of Harriet Tubman's escape from slavery and transformation into one of America's greatest heroes. Her courage, ingenuity, and tenacity freed hundreds of slaves and changed the course of history.
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Cynthia Erivo to Star In Upcoming 'Rip Van Winkle' Film Musical by Nigerian Writer Amanda Idoko

The film, based on the colonial-era short story will also star Josh Gad.

Award-winning actress Cynthia Erivo has signed on for yet another exciting film project.

The British-Nigerian actress is set to star in an upcoming musical film inspired by the popular colonial American short story Rip van Winkle.

The script will be helmed by Nigerian writer Amanda Idoko—the writer behind the upcoming DC film Plastic Man, with original songs by Kate Anderson and Elissa Samse.

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Focus Features Has Released the First Images of Cynthia Erivo as Harriet Tubman

"Harriet" is due to drop in theaters later this year.

We will soon be seeing the story of a significant figure in black history on the big screen later this year—and this first look has increased our anticipation.

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Cynthia Erivo to Star In Upcoming Stephen King Series 'The Outsider'

Horror and sci-fi nerds rejoice!

Cynthia Erivo has already made a name for herself in theater and on the big screen, and now she's taking her talents to television. The British-Nigerian actress will star in HBO's The Outsider, an upcoming adaptation of Stephen King's 2018 novel by the same name.

Here's a synopsis of the mini series via The Hollywood Reporter:

The series, based on King's 2018 novel, follows a seemingly straightforward investigation into the murder of a young boy. As it progresses, a seasoned cop and unorthodox investigator come to question everything they believe is real when a supernatural force edges its way into the case.

Like most King novels, the story will combine elements of horror, sci-fi and crime as Erivo, who will play the young investigator Holly Gibney—a standout role originally written as a white women, as noted in Konbini—works alongside Ralph Anderson (Ben Mendelsohn) to solve the case.

The cast also includes actors Bill Camp, Mare Winningham, Julianne Nicholson, Yul Vazquez and more.

A premiere date for The Outsider is yet to be announced.

The Tony and Grammy winner, who was recently nominated for the BAFTA rising star award, will play the abolitionist hero Harriet Tubman in an upcoming biopic.

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