Thrilled to announce our growing family of actors for #CentralParkFive. A warm welcome to the great Felicity Huffman, who I’ve wanted to work with for a long time. And two of the brightest young actors doing it: Jovan Adepo of FENCES + Jharrel Jerome of MOONLIGHT. #ForJustice pic.twitter.com/PmnVeb6ATH— Ava DuVernay (@ava) July 25, 2018
Followup to this post about the initial casting announcement from Ava
Felicity Huffman will play Linda Fairstein, the prosecutor who headed the Manhattan district attorney’s sex crimes office during the case.
Adepo and Jerome will be playing two of the wrongfully convicted teenagers with Jovan Adepo as Antron McCray and Jharrel Jerome as Korey Wise.
The show will be a four-part limited series with all episodes directed by Ava DuVernay