Briarcliff Entertainment has released the first trailer for Emperor. The period drama's stars include Dayo Okeniyi, Naturi Naughton, Kat Graham, Mykelti Williamson, Bruce Dern, and Harry Lennix Jr.
Emperor is inspired by the legend of Shields “Emperor” Green, a descendant of African kings turned outlaw slave in the pre-Civil War South. Seeking freedom for his family, Emperor fights his way north, joining the daring raid on Harper’s Ferry and helping alter the course of American history.
Emperor is directed by Mark Amin and written by Amin and Pat Charles. The film is produced by Reginald Hudlin, Cami Winikoff and Amin.
Emperor is slated for theatrical release March 27th, 2020.