Wednesday, March 22, 2017

SHOTS FIRED premieres TONIGHT 03-22-17 ON FOX

If the talent they've collected for this mini-series is any indication, SHOTS FIRED should turn out to be excellent.

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The 10-episode limited series by Gina Prince Bythewood (LOVE & BASKETBALL, BEYOND THE LIGHTS) centers on the story of two racially charged murders. 
The series is first introduced with the slaying of a white college student, killed at the hands of an African-American police officer. 
As the investigation of the case unfolds, a second murder case is introduced — that of a black teenage boy at the hands of a white police officer.  It's a case that was never investigated.
The cases are investigated by Ashe Akino (Sanaa Lathan), an expert investigator, and Preston Terry (Stephan James), a special prosecutor sent to the town by the Department of Justice...


Read More on how The Trayvon Martin Case 
inspired Gina and her husband. Reggie, to create SHOTS FIRED 

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Check out the director's list.  In addition to Bythewood herself, Kasi Lemmons (Eve's Bayou) is directing an episode, Jonathan Demme (Silence of the Lambs, Philadelphia, Manchurian Candidate) Malcom D Lee (The Best Man movies)

Millicent Shelton