Ava DuVernay’s subsequent, vastly anticipated characteristic is a Netflix authentic miniseries known as When They See Us, that can discover the true story of the Central Park 5 — the 5 Harlem youngsters who have been wrongfully arrested for the rape of Trisha Meili in 1989.
Antron McCray, Kevin Richardson, Yusef Salaam, Raymond Santana and Korey Smart have been exonerated in 2014 and have been paid a settlement by New York Metropolis. Their story got here again to prominence after a 1989 full-page advert resurfaced calling for his or her execution in NYC’s 4 main newspapers. That advert was written by now-President Donald Trump. He has since refused to acknowledge their innocence.
The film stars Michael Okay. Williams, Felicity Huffman and Vera Farmiga. Jovan Adepo, Justin Cunningham, Chris Chalk, Freddy Miyares and Jharrel Jerome play the Central Park 5.
The sequence releases on Netflix Might 31.