Taraji P. Henson To Star In And Produce ‘The Emmett Till Story’

Taraji P. Henson announced in a recent interview that she has signed on to produce and star in a film about Emmett Till. The film will be directed by John Singleton. Taraji will portray the role of Till’s mother Mamie Till-Mobley. The film is called The Emmett Till Story.

The actress told GlobalGrind,

“We don’t have a start date yet, but the deal definitely has been done. That’s one (project) I’ve been passionate about since Trayvon Martin was murdered.”



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