This is the movie I’ve been waiting for since I wrote a report on Harriet Tubman in the fourth grade.
“Harriet Tubman’s biopic treatment has finally arrived.
“In the new trailer for Harriet, Tony winner Cynthia Erivo plays the American hero, tracing her terrifying journey from runaway slave to heroic abolitionist via the Underground Railroad.
“The trailer opens on Harriet’s initial escape, running away from a vicious slave owner (played by Joe Alwyn) and braving the unknown.
“Using a river and the North Star as her guide, she manages to make it out of the south and meet with William Still (Tony-winner Leslie Odom Jr.), a Philadelphia-based abolitionist who helps fugitive slaves find freedom.
“However, it doesn’t take long for Tubman to decide that she has to go back and help free her family, as well as dozens of other enslaved people.”
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