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'Underground' Gears Up For Return With Harriet Tubman Leading The Way

In this jaw-dropping teaser, we get a glimpse of the show's newest character and a nail-biting journey to freedom.

WGN America’s hit show Underground is set to return for a second season and in the exclusive teaser, we’re introduced to a new character: the legendary Harriet Tubman. 

Aisha Hinds plays the fearless activist and abolitionist, joining a list of other guest stars in notable roles. John Legend will appear as Frederick Douglass and Sadie Stratton joins as infamous Patty Cannon. DeWanda Wise, Jesse Luken, Michael Trotter, and Jasika Nicole will also have guest roles. 

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Underground has received tons of critical acclaim and praise. It was honored at the new Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture as the first program screened there and received the Broadcasting & Cable and Multichannel News’ Diversity in Television & Video Award for the cast and creative teams’ celebration of diversity. 

Underground will return March 8 on WGN America; watch the exclusive teaser trailer below.