From the writer of last season's hit Our Lady of 121st Street, comes the fire-breathing Jesus Hopped the 'A' Train, starring Carl Lumbly (Alias, Cagney & Lacey). A truth-telling, cage-rattling drama about faith, justice and diminishing options, Jesus Hopped the 'A' Train is an intense, chilling take on life behind bars that strikes a fine balance of "intellectual vigor and sophistication on the one hand and so much anguished passion on the other" (The New York Times).
Angel Cruz isn't sure why he's in jail after assaulting Reverend Kim, the cult leader who brainwashed his best friend. "All I did was shoot him in the ass," Cruz says. But as Angel verbally dukes it out in the prison exercise yard with a born-again killer, he slowly learns to accept responsibility for what he has done.