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SynopsisEdit

Underground is an American television period drama series created by Misha Green and Joe Pokaski about the Underground Railroad.[1][2] The show debuted March 9, 2016, on WGN America.[3]

CastEdit

Main Edit

  • Aldis Hodge[1] as Noah, a driven, perceptive and restless slave on the Macon plantation
  • Jurnee Smollett-Bell[1] as Rosalee, a young, shy and sheltered house slave on the Macon plantation
  • Christopher Meloni[1] as August Pullman, a secretive man who walks a tightrope between morality and survival
  • Alano Miller[4] as Cato, a cunning and charismatic slave
  • Jessica De Gouw[5] as Elizabeth Hawkes, a socialite with abolitionist ideals
  • Amirah Vann[6] as Ernestine, the head house slave of the Macon plantation who is fiercely protective of her children
  • Renwick Scott[7] as Henry, a teenaged slave with a rebellious streak and a heart of gold
  • Marc Blucas[8] as John Hawkes, an abolitionist lawyer
  • Mykelti Williamson[9] as Moses, a fiery preacher for the Macon plantation's field hands
  • Adina Porter[10] as Pearly Mae, a strong-willed wife and mother who first gives voice to the song in which the runners will find clues to help guide them to freedom
  • Johnny Ray Gill[7] as Sam, a talented carpenter and Rosalee's half-brother
  • Theodus Crane[7] as Zeke, a formidable slave in both strength and stature

Recurring Edit

  • Reed Diamond[11] as Tom Macon
  • Christopher Backus[12] as Jeremiah Johnson
  • Jussie Smollett[12] as Josey
  • Chris Chalk[7] as William Still
  • PJ Marshall[13] as Bill Meekes

Production Edit

On February 27, 2015, WGN America gave a 10-episode straight-to-series order for the series which is created by Misha Green and Joe Pokaski.[1] The show is filmed in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.[14]

Episodes Edit

No. Title Directed by Written by Original air date U.S. viewers (millions)
1 "The Macon 7" Anthony Hemingway Misha Green & Joe Pokaski March 9, 2016 1.42[15]
2 "War Chest"[16][17] March 16, 2016 TBD
3 "The Lord's Day"[16][18] March 23, 2016 TBD
4 "Firefly"[16][19] March 30, 2016 TBD
5 "Run & Gun"[20] April 6, 2016 TBD
6 "Troubled Water"[21] April 13, 2016 TBD
7 "Cradle"[22] April 20, 2016 TBD
8 "Grave"[23] April 27, 2016 TBD
9 "Black & Blue"[24] May 4, 2016 TBD
10 "The White Whale"[25] May 11, 2016 TBD

References Edit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 http://variety.com/2015/tv/news/wgn-america-gives-series-order-to-slavery-drama-underground-1201443472/
  2. http://www.vox.com/2016/3/10/11193252/underground-review-wgn
  3. http://deadline.com/2015/12/underground-trailers-premiere-underground-railroad-1201666565/
  4. http://deadline.com/2015/03/alano-miller-cast-wgn-america-underground-alex-meneses-telenovela-eva-longoria-1201391945/
  5. http://deadline.com/2015/02/chris-meloni-cast-kanye-west-music-underground-railroad-drama-series-wgn-america-1201383060/
  6. http://deadline.com/2015/04/santino-fontana-joins-shades-of-blue-amirah-vann-cast-in-underground-1201410045/
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 7.3 http://deadline.com/2015/10/underground-wgn-america-underground-railroad-aldis-hodge-1201573631/
  8. http://deadline.com/2015/04/marc-blucas-underground-wgn-america-recasting-1201414377/
  9. http://deadline.com/2015/04/devon-gummersall-mykelti-williamson-go-underground-with-wgn-america-1201405504/
  10. http://deadline.com/2015/04/adina-porter-underground-true-blood-1201410734/
  11. http://deadline.com/2015/04/reed-diamond-underground-jake-weber-tyrant-1201407565/
  12. 12.0 12.1 http://deadline.com/2015/06/melia-kreiling-cast-tyrant-jussie-smollett-chris-backus-underground-1201453186/
  13. http://mashable.com/2015/10/12/underground-stars-comic-con/
  14. http://deadline.com/2015/07/john-legend-get-lifted-music-wgn-america-underground-tca-1201487034/
  15. http://tvbythenumbers.zap2it.com/2016/03/10/wednesday-cable-ratings-march-9-2016/
  16. 16.0 16.1 16.2 http://www.thefutoncritic.com/showatch/underground-wgn/listings/
  17. http://www.pogdesign.co.uk/cat/Underground/Season-1/Episode-2
  18. http://www.pogdesign.co.uk/cat/Underground/Season-1/Episode-3
  19. http://www.pogdesign.co.uk/cat/Underground/Season-1/Episode-4
  20. http://www.pogdesign.co.uk/cat/Underground/Season-1/Episode-5
  21. http://www.pogdesign.co.uk/cat/Underground/Season-1/Episode-6
  22. http://www.pogdesign.co.uk/cat/Underground/Season-1/Episode-7
  23. http://www.pogdesign.co.uk/cat/Underground/Season-1/Episode-8
  24. http://www.pogdesign.co.uk/cat/Underground/Season-1/Episode-9
  25. http://www.pogdesign.co.uk/cat/Underground/Season-1/Episode-10

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