Based on a true story, Uzo Aduba portrays a mother who leads the fight for education reform in Washington, D.C.
2019 is Uzo Aduba's year.
As we wait to see what she makes of her role playing Civil Rights maven Shirley Chisholm, the new trailer for Miss Virginia shows that she needs all the lead roles.
This being her first starring role, Aduba plays Walden Ford—a single mother who eventually leads the fight for education reform in Washington, D.C. after struggling to provide her at-risk son a private school education in a safer neighborhood, Konbini reports.
Based on a true story, Ford then starts the Opportunity Scholarship Program geared towards low-income students to have a fair shot at improving her son's future and that of the children in her community.
Watch Aduba shine in the trailer below.
Miss Virginia is set to be released on-demand October 18.