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Watch Cynthia Erivo and Leslie Odom Jr. in Harriet Trailer

The film will chronicle the life of abolitionist Harriet Tubman.

A brand-new trailer was released today for Harriet, the upcoming biopic about iconic abolitionist Harriet Tubman.

Erivo (The Color Purple) will take on the title role, alongside fellow stage vets Odom Jr. (Hamilton) and Jennifer Nettles (Chicago).

Kasi Lemmons (Eve's Bayou) will direct a screenplay that she cowrote with Gregory Allen Howard (Ali). John Toll will serve as cinematographer, with Hamilton Tony winner Paul Tazewell designing costumes. Debra Martin Chase with Martin Chase Productions, Daniela Taplin Lundberg with Stay Gold Features, and Gregory Allen Howard will produce.

Harriet will be released in theaters on November 1.