Women of the Movement Season 1

Was Women of the Movement cancelled or renewed for season 1? When does it start on ABC? Who will be returning for the new season? In this post, we have summarized everything we know so far about the next season.

What Is Women of the Movement About?

The series is based on the true story of Mamie Till-Mobley, who in 1955 risked her life to find justice after her son Emmett was brutally murdered in the Jim Crow South. Unwilling to let Emmett's murder disappear from the headlines, Mamie chose to bear her pain on the world's stage, emerging as an activist for justice and igniting the Civil Rights movement as we know it today.

The series is based on the true story of Mamie Till-Mobley, who in 1955 risked her life to find justice after her son Emmett was brutally murdered in the Jim Crow South. An anthology series that chronicles the civil rights movement as told by the women behind it.

Set to bring this important, historical story to life, the series ensemble includes this year’s Tony(R) Award winner for Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical, Adrienne Warren, starring as Mamie Till-Mobley; 1992 Tony(R) Award winner for Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical, Tonya Pinkins, as Alma; Cedric Joe as Emmett Till; Ray Fisher as Gene Mobley; Emmy(R) Award winner Glynn Turman as Mose Wright; Chris Coy as J.W. Milam; Carter Jenkins as Roy Bryant and Julia McDermott as Carolyn Bryant.

“Women of the Movement” is produced by Kapital Entertainment and created by Marissa Jo Cerar, who also serves as executive producer and showrunner. Reverend Wheeler Parker Jr., Dr. Marvel Parker, Ms. Ollie Gordon and Christopher Benson serve as consultants for the series. Executive producers are Aaron Kaplan, Dana Honor and Michael Lohmann (Kapital Entertainment), Shawn Carter, Jay Brown and Tyran “Ty Ty” Smith (Roc Nation), Will Smith and James Lassiter (Westbrook), Rosanna Grace (Serendipity Group Inc.), Alex Foster and John Powers Middleton (Middleton Media Group), David Clark (Mazo Partners) and Gina Prince-Bythewood. The first episode is written by Marissa Jo Cerar and directed by Gina Prince-Bythewood. Tina Mabry, Julie Dash and Kasi Lemmons also serve as directors on the limited series.

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Women of the Movement Season 1 Release Date

Women of the Movement Season 1 release date is announced by ABC.
Women of the Movement Season 1 Premiere Date β€” βœ”οΈ January 6, 2022
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Women of the Movement Season 1 Trailer

ABC released the official promo/trailer for season 1. Watch it below:

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