The Underground Railroad


After escaping a Georgia plantation, Cora boards a train embarking on a harrowing trip as she seeks true freedom while being hunted by a notorious slave catcher.
First episode date: 14 May 2021
Production companies: Plan B Entertainment; Pastel Productions
Executive producers: Barry Jenkins; Adele Romanski; Brad Pitt; Dede Gardner; Jeremy Kleiner
Adapted from: The Underground Railroad

From Academy Award® winner Barry Jenkins and based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by Colson Whitehead, “The Underground Railroad” is a new series that chronicles Cora Randall’s desperate bid for freedom in the Antebellum South. After escaping a Georgia plantation for the rumored Underground Railroad, Cora discovers no mere metaphor, but an actual railroad beneath the Southern soil.
Starring Thuso Mbedu, Chase W. Dillon, Joel Edgerton
Genres Drama
English [CC]