Jurnee Smollett-Bell is heading Underground this coming March.
WGN America will premiere its Underground Railroad thriller Underground, starring the 29-year-old Brazilian American actress, on Wednesday, March 9.
The network has released the first two trailers (see below) for the 10-episode series starring Smollett-Bell as Rosalee.
From creators Misha Green and Joe Pokaski and executive producer John Legend, the series follows a courageous blacksmith who covertly organizes a small group of his fellow slaves and pieces together a daring plan of escape across hundreds of miles to freedom.
The cast also includes Christopher Meloni, Alano Miller, Jessica de Gouw, Marc Blucas, Adina Porter, Mykelti Williamson, Amirah Vann, Johnny Ray Gill, Chris Chalk, Reed Diamond, Theodus Crane, Renwick Scott and Jussie Smollett.
Anthony Hemingway directs and serves as executive producer for the first four episodes.
Underground is produced by Sony Pictures Television and Tribune Studios.