Taraji P. Henson Set to Produce + Star in Emmett Till Movie

January 11, 2018
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During her Proud Mary interview with Global Grind, Taraji P. Henson announced that she is producing and starring in a John Singleton directed movie about the life of slain youth, Emmett Till.

She said, “We don’t have a start date yet, but the deal definitely has been done. That’s one project I’ve been passionate about since Trayvon Martin was murdered.”

Taraji will play Emmett’s mom Mamie Till-Mobley in the movie which is titled The Emmett Till Story.

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