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In an interview with GlobalGrind, Taraji P. Henson made a surprise announcement that she will be producing and starring in a film based on the murder of Emmett Till.

Henson will portray Emmett’s mother, Mamie Till-Mobley in the film titled, The Emmett Till Story.

The film has been rumored since February 2017 and now, Taraji will collaborate with director, John Singleton to share the story of Emmett Till’s life.

“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.”
– Taraji P. Henson

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