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[05/17/22 - 11:43 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, May 17
Updates include: Vanity Fair gives state of the union on "Star Wars" TV series; CBS's "Blood & Treasure" to finally return, on Paramount+; and Netflix scraps "Antiracist Baby," "Wing of Fire" animated projects.

[02/25/22 - 11:37 PM]
Development Update: Friday, February 25
Updates include: Starz eyes "Outlander" prequel series; Lyric Ross cast in "Ironheart" at Disney+; and Charles Dance tapped for Hulu's "Washington Black."

[02/10/22 - 11:44 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, February 10
Updates include: David Ayer brings "End of Watch" TV series to FOX; Disney+ shelves "Beauty and the Beast" prequel series; and Julio Torres to lead "Little Films" for HBO.

[02/02/22 - 11:09 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, February 2
Updates include: Tom Ellis joins the cast of Hulu's "Washington Black"; Donald Faison to visit "DC's Legends of Tomorrow"; and Arielle Kebbel to recur on FOX's "9-1-1."

[01/26/22 - 11:36 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, January 26
Updates include: Claire Danes signs onto FX's "Fleishman Is in Trouble"; Nick Stahl joins the cast of Showtime's "Let the Right One In"; and Netflix orders Debora Cahn's "The Diplomat" to series.

[11/23/21 - 11:19 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, November 23
Updates include: Hugh Dancy joins NBC's "Law & Order" revival; Ernest Kingsley, Jr. books title role in Hulu's "Washington Black"; and Amazon eyes TV series based on "Mass Effect" video games.

[10/04/21 - 11:29 PM]
Development Update: Monday, October 4
Updates include: Hulu orders Sterling K. Brown's "Washington Black" to series; Netflix's "Painkiller" fills out cast; and Damian Lewis confirms his departure from Showtime's "Billions."

[02/06/20 - 11:22 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, February 6
Updates include: Benjamin Bratt cast in HBO Max's "DMZ" TV series; Barry Keoghan bows out of FX's "Y" series; and HBO Max closes in on "Friends" unscripted reunion special.

[09/11/19 - 11:36 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, September 11
Updates include: Liv Tyler to star in FOX's "9-1-1" spin-off; John McEnroe to lend his voice to Netflix's "Never Have I Ever"; and Craig T. Nelson to recur on CBS's "Young Sheldon."







WASHINGTON BLACK (HULU)
Premieres in TBA 2022 (Exact Date TBA)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
???
STATUS:
new in 2022/2023 (date TBA)
TIME SLOT:
not on the schedule
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (9 episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
limited series
DESCRIPTION:
drama based on Esi Edugyan's novel, which follows the 19th-century adventures of George Washington "Wash" Black - an 11-year-old boy on a Barbados sugar plantation who must flee after a shocking death threatens to upend his life
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Billy Boyd as Willard
· Charles Dance as James Wilde
· Eddie Karanja as Young Wash
· Edward Bluemel as William "Billy" McGee
· Ernest Kingsley, Jr. as George Washington "Wash" Black
· Iola Evans as Tanna Goff
· Julian Rhind-Tutt as Erasmus Wilde
· Ntare Guma Mbaho Mwine as Gaius
· Rupert Graves as Mr. Goff
· Sharon Duncan-Brewster as Miss Angie
· Shaunette Renée Wilson as Big Kit
· Sterling K. Brown as Medwin Harris
· Tom Ellis as Christopher "Titch" Wilde
CREW INFORMATION:
· Anthony Hemingway as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· D.J. Goldberg as EP
· Ellen Goldsmith-Vein as EP
· Esi Edugyan as BOOK/CO-PROD
· Jennifer Johnson as EP
· Jeremy Bell as EP
· Lindsay Williams as EP
· Selwyn Seyfu Hinds as CRTR/EP
· Sterling K. Brown as EP
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· 20th Television
· Anthony Hemingway Productions
· Gotham Group, The
· Indian Meadows Productions