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When They See Us (2019)
four-part limited series summary
Based on a true story that gripped the country, When They See Us will chronicle the notorious case of five teenagers of color, labeled the Central Park Five, who were convicted of a rape they did not commit. The four part limited series will focus on the five teenagers from Harlem -- Antron McCray, Kevin Richardson, Yusef Salaam, Raymond Santana and Korey Wise.
A 25-Year Nightmare
Beginning in the spring of 1989, when the teenagers were first questioned about the incident, the series will span 25 years, highlighting their exoneration in 2002 and the settlement reached with the city of New York in 2014.
An All-Star Production Team Makes It Happen
When They See Us was created by Ava DuVernay, who also co-wrote and directed the four parts. Jeff Skoll and Jonathan King from Participant Media; Oprah Winfrey from Harpo Films, and Jane Rosenthal, Berry Welsh and Robert De Niro from Tribeca Productions executive produced the limited series alongside DuVernay.
When They See Us stars Asante Blackk; Caleel Harris; Ethan Herisse; Jharrel Jerome; Marquis Rodriguez; Jovan Adepo; Chris Chalk; Justin Cunningham; Freddy Miyares; Michael Kenneth Williams; Marsha Stephanie Blake; Kylie Bunbury; Aunjanue Ellis; Vera Farmiga; Felicity Huffman; John Leguizamo; Niecy Nash, and more!