Ava DuVernay’s ‘Central Park Five’ Adds Joshua Jackson, ‘Hamilton’s Christopher Jackson, Adepero Oduye & More

Deadline | 8/24/2018 | Dominic Patten
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EXCLUSIVE: There is a tremendous real-life tragedy and injustice at the heart of Central Park Five but there is also an extremely deep bench of talent for the Ava Duvernay directed Netflix limited series with Joshua Jackson, Christopher Jackson and 12 Years A Slave’s Adepero Oduye now onboard.

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The Affair star, Hamilton’s George Washington and Bull regular and The Big Short actress are also joined by Queen Sugar’s Omar Dorsey, Emmy winner Blair Underwood and Famke Janssen in the four-episode series, I’ve learned. Power’s William Sadler and Into The Dark’s Aurora Perrineau will be part of Central Park Five too. Respectively, the duo will play a NYPD detective and the girlfriend of the Freddy Miyares portrayed Raymond Santana Jr.

Also starring Michael K. Williams, Vera Farmiga, John Leguizamo and Felicity Huffman, Central Park Five runs from 1989 when five Harlem teens were incorrectly convicted first in the media and then twice in the courts for the brutal rape of a jogger in the NYC park to 2014 when Santana, Antron McCray, Kevin Richardson, Yusef Salaam, and Korey Wise saw their names finally cleared.

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Joshua Jackson is set to portray McCray’s lawyer Mickey...
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