WGN America

The women of WGN America’s hit drama “Underground,” will join the Pan African Film Festival (PAFF) for its 25-year celebration as part of a special panel series highlighting women trailblazers throughout the entertainment industry. Taking place this Saturday, February 18, the panel will feature “Underground” series co-creator and executive producer Misha Green, along with stars from the hit Underground Railroad thriller: Aisha Hinds, Jasika Nicole and DeWanda Wise.

“We’re honored to represent the women of ‘Underground’ at PAFF and to be a part of such an important festival highlighting the incredible creative contributions made by women of color all across our industry,” said Misha Green.

Panel description: WGN America’s “Underground” Women’s Empowerment Panel – Saturday, February 18 (8:00PM/Baldwin Hills Cinemark 15 Theater in Los Angeles); PAFF 25 attendees will join for an exclusive discussion with the incredible women behind WGN America’s epic Underground Railroad thriller, including co-creator and executive producer Misha Green and cast members Aisha Hinds, Jasika Nicole and DeWanda Wise. Moderated by Mekeisha Madden Toby of Essence.com, the panel will also present a first look at scenes from season two of the critically acclaimed “Underground,” offering a sneak peek at how the epic journey continues.

Produced by Sony Pictures Television, season two of “Underground” premieres on Wednesday, March 8 at 10:00 PM ET/PT.