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Letitia Wright, John Boyega to Lead Steve McQueen's Amazon Drama 'Small Axe'

Letitia Wright, John Boyega to Lead Steve McQueen's Amazon Drama 'Small Axe'

Steve McQueen, director of 12 Years a Slave and Widows, has started production on his long-gestating TV drama Small Axe.

The six-part anthology series — commissioned for the BBC with Amazon having boarded for the U.S. — is set to star Letitia Wright and John Boyega, and tell five stories set within London’s West Indian community from the late 1960s to the early '80s.

Malachi Kirby (Curfew, Black Mirror, Roots), Shaun Parkes (Lost in Space, Hooten & the Lady), Rochenda Sandall (Line of Duty, Black Mirror: Bandersnatch), Alex Jennings (A Very English Scandal, Victoria) and Jack Lowden (The Long Song, Mary Queen of Scots) ...

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