‘The Underground Railroad’ Amazon Prime Limited Series Sets Premiere Date

Amazon Prime Video announced today that the Amazon Original 10-episode limited series The Underground Railroad will premiere worldwide on May 14.

From Academy Award–winner Barry Jenkins, the series is based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by Colson Whitehead.

The Underground Railroad chronicles Cora Randall’s (played by newcomer Thuso Mbedu) desperate bid for freedom in the antebellum South. After escaping a Georgia plantation for the rumored Underground Railroad, Cora discovers an actual railroad full of engineers and conductors, and a secret network of tracks and tunnels beneath the Southern soil.

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