NBC Greenlights Stevie Wonder-Produced Underground Railroad Miniseries
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More faces of color are coming to network TV!

Perhaps taking a cue from BET’s upcoming The Book of Negroes, NBC has announced plans to proceed with a new miniseries, tentatively titled “Freedom Run,” Deadline reports.

The series would follow three enslaved couples and their escape along the underground railroad. 

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No premiere date has been set, but Bob Greenblatt, supervisor of NBCUniversal’s theater division, has announced that he would like to see the miniseries eventually evolve into a Broadway play, with songs written by—who else?—Stevie Wonder.