The highly anticipated TV series “The Underground Railroad” is ready to enter the digital platform. The series is one of America’s highly anticipated series and viewers are eagerly awaiting this special series. The reason why this series has aroused the curiosity of the fans is the fact that it is based on an extremely famous novel of the same name. The novel has won numerous awards, including the Man Booker Prize and the Pulitzer Prize in the Fiction category in the year 2017.
The genre of the historical fiction series is directed by Oscar-winning filmmaker Barry Jenkins. The main cinematography was created by James Laxton and produced by Jeremy Kleiner, Adele Romanski, Brad Pitt, Dede Gardner and Barry Jenkins under the banner of Pastel Productions, Big Indie Pictures, Plan B Entertainment and Amazon Studios.
The Underground Railroad: Plot
Originally written by Colson Whitehead, the novel is based on the lives of two African-American prisoners named “Cora” and “Caesar”. The two were slaves in the southeastern US who tried to escape from the Georgia Plantations. They used the underground rail transport system. The creator of the series is similarly depicted in the series, trying to show the struggles of many African Americans who tried to escape slavery in the 19th century.
The Underground Railroad: Cast
- Thuso Mbedu in the role of Cora Randall
- Aaron Pierre in the role of Caesar Garner
- Chase W. Dillon as Homer
- Joel Edgerton as Ridgeway
The Underground Railroad: OTT Platform & Review
The TV series “The Underground Railroad” was released on Prime Video on May 14, 2021. A total of 10 episodes were released by the makers and you can binge-watch all episodes at once. The series receives a lot of response from both the audience and the critics.
The novel itself is a legendary masterpiece and truly tells the journey of slaves to the way of freedom and once such an excellent novel is made by such an extraordinary director, there is no doubt that the series will look astonishingly unreal. Also, the cast has certainly impressed the audience. The beautifully portrayed story of African American slaves and how they fought all hurdles to win battles is something we need to take a look at. Also, the actors’ great directing and acting skills are worth seeing. We’ll keep you updated, until then, stay tuned with us.
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