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.
PRODUCERS: Reginald Hudlin, Cami Winikoff and Mark Amin
DIRECTOR: Mark Amin
WRITERS: Mark Amin & Pat Charles
CAST: Dayo Okeniyi, Naturi Naughton, Kat Graham, Mykelti Williamson, James Cromwell, Bruce Dern