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Ava DuVernay's 'When They See Us' Releases First Trailer - Watch Here

Ava DuVernay's 'When They See Us' Releases First Trailer - Watch Here

The first look at Ava DuVernay‘s new Netflix show When They See Us has been released.

Based on a true story that gripped the country, When They See Us will chronicle the notorious case of five teenagers of color, labeled the Central Park Five, who were convicted of a rape they did not commit.

The four part limited series will focus on the five teenagers from Harlem — Antron McCray, Kevin Richardson, Yusef Salaam, Raymond Santana and Korey Wise. Beginning in the spring of 1989, when the teenagers were first questioned about the incident, the series will span 25 years, highlighting their exoneration in 2002 and the settlement reached with the city of New York in 2014.

Cast members include Felicity Huffman, Blair Underwood, Vera Farmiga, Michael K. Williams, Joshua Jackson, Niecy Nash, Jharrel Jerome, Jovan Adepo, Chris Chalk, Freddy Miyares, and Justin Cunningham.

When They See Us will be released on Netflix on May 31 – watch the trailer below!

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