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‘Underground Railroad’: Barry Jenkins on the Ethereal New Teaser for His Upcoming Amazon Series

Colson Whitehead’s 2016 novel “The Underground Railroad” — inspired by the real-life network of secret routes and safe houses used by enslaved African-Americans to escape into free states and Canada — imagines an alternate history where the truth is closer to fiction. Now, the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel has been adapted into a highly-anticipated live-action TV […]

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‘The Underground Railroad’: Everything You Need to Know About Barry Jenkins’ Amazon Series

The years-long wait for “The Underground Railroad,” the first television series from acclaimed filmmaker Barry Jenkins (“Moonlight”) isn’t quite over, but new details are beginning to emerge about the highly-anticipated project.“The Underground Railroad,” which is set to premiere on Amazon Prime Video, is an adaptation of Colin Whitehead’s 2017 Pulitzer Prize-winning novel of the same […]

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‘Underground Railroad’ Teaser: A Stirring First Look at Barry Jenkins’ Series and Nicholas Britell’s Score

A 60-second teaser trailer for Barry Jenkins’ series “The Underground Railroad” has debuted, bringing with it a powerful first listen of Nicholas Britell’s latest original score. Britell contributed the original music for Jenkins’ feature films “Moonlight” and “In the Mood for Love,” plus the Emmy-winning original score for HBO’s “Succession.” Now Britell reunites with Jenkins […]

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‘The Underground Railroad’ Teaser: Barry Jenkins Adapts Pulitzer Prize-Winning Novel For Amazon

When Barry Jenkins crossed the stage in early 2017 to accept the Academy Award for Best Picture for his tremendous coming-of-age story “Moonlight,” all eyes were looking forward to the director’s next project. Jenkins steered clear of a potential slump by adapting James Baldwin’s “If Beale Street Could Talk.” He managed to adapt Baldwin’s masterpiece […]

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M. Night Shyamalan’s New Movie Adds Eliza Scanlen, Thomasin McKenzie, Alex Wolff, and Vicky Krieps to Cast

M. Night Shyamalan has lined-up quite the cast for his next movie. Eliza Scanlen, Thomasin McKenzie, Alex Wolff (Hereditary), Vicky Krieps (Phantom Thread), and Aaron Pierre (The Underground Railroad) are all onboard the top-secret project. It’s so secret we don’t even have a title. But, since it’s a Shyamalan film, it’s probably […]The post M. […]

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