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[07/08/13 - 06:07 AM]
Anika Noni Rose and David Alan Grier Star in "The Watsons Go to Birmingham," a Hallmark Channel Original Movie World Premiere September 20
Skai Jackson, Wood Harris, LaTanya Richardson Jackson, Pauletta Washington, Bryce Clyde Jenkins and Harrison Knight also star.

[04/10/13 - 05:06 AM]
Anika Noni Rose, David Alan Grier and Skai Jackson Start Production on "The Watsons Go to Birmingham," a Hallmark Channel Original Movie World Premiere September 20, Based on Christopher Paul Curtis' Newbery Honor Winning Book
LaTanya Richardson, Wood Harris, Bryce Jenkins and Harrison Knight also star in the project.







WATSONS GO TO BIRMINGHAM, THE (HALLMARK)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
9/20/13
STATUS:
telefilm/mini-series in the can
DESCRIPTION:
(from Hallmark's press release, July 2013) Upon the 50th anniversary of pivotal events in the Civil Rights movement, Hallmark Channel is proud to present "The Watsons Go To Birmingham," a Hallmark Channel Original Movie World Premiere on Friday, September 20 (8p.m. ET/PT, 7C). The film, which is an adaptation of Christopher Paul Curtis' 1996 Newbery Honor and Coretta Scott King Honor Award winning book The Watsons Go To Birmingham 1963, follows an all American family on their road trip from Flint, Michigan to Birmingham, Alabama in 1963 and their historic summer experiences give them a newfound courage to stand up for what is right and helps them grow stronger as a family in the process.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Anika Noni Rose as Wilona Watson
· Bryce Jenkins as Kenny
· David Alan Grier as Mr. Robert
· Harrison Knight as Byron
· LaTanya Richardson as Grandma Sands
· Skai Jackson as Joetta
· Wood Harris as Daniel Watson
CREW INFORMATION:
· Christopher Paul Curtis as BOOK
· Kenny Leon as DIR
· Nikki Silver as EP
· Phil Kleinbart as PROD
· Tonya Lewis Lee as EP
· Tonya Lewis Lee as WRTR
GENRE(S):
· based on a book
· mow
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Arc Entertainment
· P&G Productions
· Tonik Productions
· Walden Media