Morgan Freeman ‘Hanover Street’ Series Names Amy Jephta Showrunner – Deadline

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Exclusive: Amy Jeffadirects South Africa’s latest international film Oscar entry, barakat, Serve as a show run for a serial drama Hanover Street From Lesley-Ann Brandt of D6 Entertainment (Lucifer, Spartacus) and Adrian Cunningham, and Revelations Entertainmentof Lori McCreary When morgan freeman.

Hanover Street It follows the joyful and heartbreaking journey of two sisters in District 6 of Cape Town during the apartheid era of South Africa. The vibrant neighborhood is home to her 60,000 residents of all ethnicities and creeds, as well as a thriving LGBTQ+ population. In 1966, the government designated it a “Whites Only” area. By 1982, the entire population had been forcibly evicted, families were torn apart, and neighborhoods destroyed. Hanover Street We examine the correlation between race reconciliation in South Africa and important conversations taking place in America today.

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It’s been 30 years since Freeman and McCreary teamed up for their first feature film. Bopa! — The story of a black South African police officer enforcing apartheid and his son who was in the resistance movement. Bopa! Starring Danny Glover, Alfre Woodard, and Malcolm McDowell, it was Freeman’s directorial debut and McCreary’s first appearance as a producer.After that, the two met Clint Eastwood’s Invictusthe story of Nelson Mandela and the Rugby World Cup, with Matt Damon and Freeman playing Mandela.

Leslie Ann Brandt

Leslie Ann Brandt
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Brandt, who stars and produces, has had six successful years at Netflix. Lucifer.

Adrian Cunningham

Adrian Cunningham
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“Based on a real community, our story is told through the loving relationship between two sisters. It’s special that we both have family ties to District 6. Amy is an exceptional South African talent and we’re thrilled to have her join us.” says Brandt.

“It is a dream to lead this process with this amazing team. We are so excited to share and celebrate District 6 with audiences around the world in a way that is relevant and resonant to our present,” adds Jephta.

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