First Images Released For WGN’s Upcoming Series, Underground
WGN has released the first promo posters for Underground, their upcoming pre-Civil War series about the Underground Railroad. The images feature six of the show’s stars, Aldis Hodge, Jurnee Smollett-Bell, Christopher Meloni, Alano Miller, Jessica de Gouw and Amirah Vann, and were unveiled over the weekend during New York Comic Con.
Underground centers on a group of slaves planning a daring 600-mile escape from a Georgia plantation. Along the way, they are aided by a secret abolitionist couple running a station on the Underground Railroad as they attempt to evade the people charged with bringing them back, dead or alive.
The series will also feature Marc Blucas, Adina Porter, Mykelti Williamson, Johnny Ray Gill, Chris Chalk, Reed Diamond, Theodus Crane, Renwick Scott and Jussie Smollett.