Jay Z And Will Smith Reportedly Producing Emmett Till HBO Miniseries

The Land writer Steven Caple Jr. will helm the project.

Jay Z And Will Smith Reportedly Producing Emmett Till HBO Miniseries Getty / Scott Olson / Staff

Jay Z and Will Smith are producing a miniseries concerning the 1955 murder of Emmett Till for HBO. Deadline reports that Casey Affleck will also produce and the show will be written by Steven Caple Jr. who's recent film The Land just came out. The show will be based off of the book Emmett Till: The Murder That Shocked The World And Propelled The Civil Rights Movement by Devery Anderson. Read the full report here.

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September 23, 2016
Jay Z And Will Smith Reportedly Producing Emmett Till HBO Miniseries