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By Dino-Ray Ramos. Dillon have been set to play Cora, Caesar and Homer respectively in the forthcoming Amazon series. He can be seen in the upcoming second season of David S. The story centers on young Cora, a slave on a cotton plantation in Georgia. Life is hell for all the slaves, but especially bad for Cora; an outcast even among her fellow Africans, she is coming into womanhood—where even greater pain awaits.
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Last year, Amazon tapped Oscar-winning writer and Moonlight director Barry Jenkins to adapt the acclaimed alternate-history book The Underground Railroad into a drama series. The tech giant must have liked what it saw, because it has given the project its formal approval and put in an order for 11 episodes. The Oscar winner worked with Netflix in the past, but that was for a single episode of Dear White People.
This season focuses on a courageous blacksmith slave named Noah who covertly organizes a small group of fellow slaves and pieces together a daring plan of escape across hundreds of miles to freedom. The odds of success are razor-thin for those who make it off the plantation, while the risks, dangers and obstacles only multiply each step of the way. Learn more about Amazon Prime. Pay-Per-View videos will become available to watch once the event starts, will be available for replay for 24 hours following the event, and are not available for download. If you choose Watch Now, the video will instantly stream to your computer and you may later stream it on another compatible device.
The series is set to premiere on Amazon Video. The Underground Railroad follows "Cora, a slave on a cotton plantation in Georgia. When Caesar, a recent arrival from Virginia, tells her about the Underground Railroad, they decide to take a terrifying risk and escape. Jenkins was expected to produce the series alongside Adele Romanski. Production companies involved with the series were set to include Plan B Entertainment. Dillon, Aaron Pierre and Joel Edgerton joined the cast of the series.