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Watch the New Netflix Trailer for 'Black Earth Rising' Starring Michaela Coel

The upcoming crime drama hits Netflix this month.

The Netflix trailer for Black Earth Rising is here.

The limited series, starring British-Ghanaian actress Michaela Coel and John Goodman premiered in the UK last fall, and will finally be available to US audience this month via the streaming service.

READ: Genevieve Nnaji's 'Lionheart' and 'Black Earth Rising' Starring Michaela Coel Will Premiere on Netflix in January 2019

Here's a synopsis of the 8-episode series via Shadow and Act:

The limited series, created by Hugo Blick, takes place in the U.S., Africa and Europe and focuses on that follows the journey of Kate Ashby (Michaela Coel), a Rwandan orphaned by the genocide, raised in London by an adoptive mother and trying to discover the truth of her past. She is helped in her search by lawyer Michael Ennis (John Goodman). The series examines the West's relationship with Africa, set in a world of prosecution of war crimes.

The series will premiere on Netflix on January 25. Check out the trailer below.

Black Earth Rising | Official Trailer [HD] | Netflix youtu.be


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Every week, we highlight the top releases through our best music of the week column.

Here's our round up of the best tracks and music videos that came across our desks, which you can also check out in our Songs You Need to Hear This Week playlists on Spotify and Apple Music.

Follow our SONGS YOU NEED TO HEAR THIS WEEK playlist on Spotify here and Apple Music here.

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