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‘Women Of The Movement’: Timothy Hutton Joins Recurring Cast Of ABC’s Limited Series

‘Women Of The Movement’: Timothy Hutton Joins Recurring Cast Of ABC’s Limited Series

Exclusive: Emmy nominee Timothy Hutton (American Crime) is set for a recurring role in ABC’s limited series Women of the Movement, from creator-writer Marissa Jo Cerar and a producing team that includes Jay-Z, Will Smith and Aaron Kaplan.

Inspired by the book Emmett Till: The Murder That Shocked the World and Propelled the Civil Rights Movement by Devery S. Anderson, the six-episode limited series is set in 1955. It centers on Mamie Till-Mobley (Adrienne Warren), who risks her life to find justice after her son Emmett (Cedric Joe) is brutally murdered in the Jim Crow South. Unwilling to let Emmett’s murder disappear from the headlines, Mamie chooses to bear her pain on the world stage, emerging as an activist for justice and igniting the Civil Rights movement as we know it today.

Hutton will play Jesse J. Breland, lead defense council in the trial of J.W. Milam and Roy Bryant

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