Briarcliff Entertainment has released the first trailer for Emperor. The period drama’s stars include Dayo Okeniyi, Naturi Naughton, Kat Graham, Mykelti Williamson, Bruce Dern, and Harry Lennix Jr.

The official description reads: Emperor is inspired by the legend of Shields “Emperor” Green, a descendant of African kings turned outlaw slave in the pre-Civil War South.  Seeking freedom for his family, Emperor fights his way north, joining the daring raid on Harper’s Ferry and helping alter the course of American history.

Emperor is directed by Mark Amin and written by Amin and Pat Charles. The film is produced by Reginald Hudlin, Cami Winikoff and Amin.

It will be in theaters on March 27, 2020. Watch the trailer below:


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