Actor Forest Whitaker who has starred in Black Panther as well as Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, has been making headlines with his historical drama called Godfather of Harlem, which is a critically acclaimed historical crime drama. In this show, he has both bagged a rile as well as produced it. The show came out in the United States back in 2019.
All this while, even a release date for the show in the United Kingdom has been decided. This has all been done by courtesy of Starz. It was announced that they would start airing the show on the 1st of November 2020, a Sunday. They will do so on a streaming platform provided by Starzplay, and it is also available as a channel on Amazon Prime Video.
Godfather of Harlem―Plot Details and Cast Members!
In this show, all the audience can witness Forest Whitaker in the form of a crime boss named Bumpy Johnson. Bumpy actually leaves a 10-year stint in prison back at the start of the 1960s and comes back to his previous neighborhood, where he was once a ruler. During his absence from the place, we see how an Italian mafia has taken over the place.
All the Johnson attempts to come back in the hold of potential power brings him in contact with Malcolm X, whose role has been reprised by actor Nigel Thatch. This character is the one causing all types of controversies then. Other people in the form if cast members present on the project include actor Giancarlo Esposito from The Mandalorian and Vincent D’Onforio from a show called Daredevil.
Godfather of Harlem―Renewal Status as well as other details!
A piece of great news came out for all the fans when an official announcement was made that Godfather of Harlem has been provided with a green light to create a fresh batch of episodes. Although, no one is currently aware when the process will start igniting on the second season of Godfather of Harlem. Although, everyone does hope that it does not take as long as it took for the UK viewers to reach out whenever the installment premiers in the United States.
All this while, if you are someone who loves the work of Forest Whitaker, then you guys should know that he will be starring in something completely different this November. He will be seen in Jingle Jangle, which is a Christmas-themed musical with a whole Black cast. This series will come out on the 13th of November 2020 on Netflix, the streaming giant. Godfather of Harlem serves as a prequel series to the film called American Gangster that came out back in 2007. The parent season of the series is made up of 10 amazing episodes, and if you have not watched them all till now, honesty, I have no idea what you guys are doing. I mean, if you blend in lockdown and binge-worthy show, then Godfather of Harlem is a must.