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[10/16/20 - 11:31 PM]
Development Update: Friday, October 16
Updates include: Adrienne Warren to lead "The Women of the Movement" at ABC; Kate Hudson to star in season two of "Truth Be Told" for Apple TV+; and HBO Max's "Generation" fills out cast.

[08/28/20 - 11:00 AM]
ABC Orders Limited Series "Women of the Movement," Chronicling the Story of Mamie Till Mobley Seeking Justice for Son Emmett Till
The series will be comprised of six episodes focusing on Mamie Till Mobley, who devoted her life to seeking justice for her son Emmett Till following his brutal murder in the Jim Crow South.

[04/13/20 - 11:03 PM]
Development Update: Monday, April 13
Updates include: ABC opens writers' room for anthology series "Women of the Movement," with the first season centered on Mamie Till.

[08/05/19 - 10:55 AM]
ABC Develops the Emmett Till Story as the First Chapter in an Anthology Series Chronicling the Civil Rights Movement as Told by the Women Behind the Movement
The first season of the anthology is inspired by the book "Emmett Till: The Murder That Shocked the World and Propelled the Civil Rights Movement" by Devery S. Anderson.







WOMEN OF THE MOVEMENT (ABC)
DEVELOPMENT HISTORY:
8/5/19 - 10/16/20
STATUS:
currently in development (2020-2021 season)
DEVELOPMENT STAGE:
ordered to series
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
six-episode limited series
DESCRIPTION:
(from ABC's press release, August 2020) ABC has ordered limited series "Women of the Movement" to debut in 2021, it was announced today by Karey Burke, president, ABC Entertainment. The series will be comprised of six episodes focusing on Mamie Till Mobley, who devoted her life to seeking justice for her son Emmett Till following his brutal murder in the Jim Crow South, and is inspired by the book "Emmett Till: The Murder That Shocked the World and Propelled the Civil Rights Movement" by Devery S. Anderson. "Women of the Movement" is created by Marissa Jo Cerar ("The Handmaid's Tale," "13 Reasons Why," "Shots Fired"), who will also serve as a writer and showrunner. The first episode will be directed by Gina Prince-Bythewood ("The Old Guard," "Love & Basketball," "Shots Fired").
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Adrienne Warren as Mamie
CREW INFORMATION:
· Aaron Kaplan as EP
· Alex Foster as EP
· Dana Honor as EP
· David Clark as EP
· Gina Prince-Bythewood as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· James Lassiter as EP
· Jay Brown as EP
· Jay-Z as EP
· John Powers Middleton as EP
· Marissa Jo Cerar as CRTR/EP
· Michael Lohmann as EP
· Rosanna Grace as EP
· Tyran "Ty Ty" Smith as EP
· Will Smith as EP
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Kapital Entertainment
· Mazo Partners
· Middleton Media Group, The
· Overbrook Entertainment
· Roc Nation
· Serendipity Film Group