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[01/13/21 - 11:21 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, January 13
Updates include: ABC targets "Bachelor in Paradise" to return this summer; Amazon extends "The Offenders," cancels "The Pack"; and Steven Weber to recur on NBC's "Chicago Med."

[01/11/21 - 11:17 PM]
Development Update: Monday, January 11
Updates include: Amazon sets cast of "I Know What You Did Last Summer" TV series; Geoffrey Arend cast in "Physical" at Apple TV+; and Joe Barton tapped as new showrunner of HBO Max's "The Batman" companion series.

[01/06/21 - 11:15 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, January 6
Updates include: Amy Ryan joins Hulu's "Only Murders in the Building"; Tonya Pinkins tapped for ABC's "Women of the Movement"; and Facebook Watch renews "9 Months with Courteney Cox."

[12/17/20 - 11:32 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, December 17
Updates include: ABC lands "L.A. Law" sequel series; NBC plots "Bo & Cheyenne" spin-off from "Superstore"; and ABC likewise mulls primetime "All My Children" spin-off.

[12/09/20 - 11:52 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, December 9
Updates include: "True Blood," "iCarly" latest targeted for reboot series; Apple's "Physical" fills out cast; and HBO Max orders "The Gordita Chronicles" comedy to pilot.

[12/03/20 - 11:31 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, December 3
Updates include: Disney+ fills out cast of "Hawkeye" TV series; Cedric Joe to play Emmett Till in ABC's "Women of the Movement"; and Imogen Poots reports to Amazon's "Outer Range."

[11/13/20 - 11:51 PM]
Development Update: Friday, November 13
Updates include: Netflix pulls the plug on "The Order" after two seasons; Niecy Nash cast in ABC's "Women of the Movement"; and Hasan Minhaj to recur on Apple's "The Morning Show."

[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)
Premieres in TBA 2021 (Exact Date TBA)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
???
STATUS:
new in 2021/2022 (date TBA)
TIME SLOT:
not on the schedule
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (6 episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
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
· Carter Jenkins as Roy Bryant
· Cedric Joe as Emmett Till
· Chris Coy as J.W. Milam
· Glynn Turman as Mose Wright
· Julia McDermott as Carolyn Bryant
· Ray Fisher as Gene Mobley
· Tonya Pinkins as Alma
RECURRING/PREVIOUS CAST INFORMATION:
· Niecy Nash as Alma (Originally Cast)
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
· Julie Dash as DIR
· Kasi Lemmons as DIR
· Marissa Jo Cerar as CRTR/EP
· Michael Lohmann as EP
· Rosanna Grace as EP
· Tina Mabry as DIR
· 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