Joel Edgerton is coming to Amazon. Variety reports the Boy Erased star has joined the streaming service’s upcoming TV show, The Underground Railroad.
Based on the novel by Colson Whitehead, the drama series “chronicles young Cora’s (Thuso Mbedu) journey as she makes a desperate bid for freedom in the antebellum South.”
On The Underground Railroad, Edgerton will play a slavecatcher named Ridgeway. The upcoming Amazon series will be directed by Barry Jenkins and produced by Brad Pitt’s Plan B Entertainment.
What do you think? Have you read The Underground Railroad? Will you watch the Amazon series?