Emperor movie production status is currently Completed
January 19, 2020 • Awaiting release by distributor; release date not yet announced.
violence throughout, language including racial epithets, and some disturbing images PARENTS STRONGLY CAUTIONED
Plot: What's the story about?
Emperor is inspired by the legend of Shields “Emperor” Green, a descendant of African kings turned outlaw slave in the pre-Civil War South. Seeking freedom for his family, Emperor fights his way north, joining the daring raid on Harper’s Ferry and helping alter the course of American history.
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Who stars in Emperor: Cast List
Dayo Okeniyi ... Shields Green
"Queenpins" , "Greek Freak"
James Cromwell ... John Brown
"Hide Away" , "Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom"
Bruce Dern ... Levi Coffin
"The Gateway" , "Last Call"
"Piranha 3DD" , "Daddy’s Home"
"Suspect Zero" , "Man of Steel"
"Step Sisters" , "Fame"
Who's making Emperor: Crew List
A look at the Emperor behind-the-scenes crew and production team.
Watch: Emperor Trailers & Videos
Production: What we know about Emperor?
- Produced by Oscar-nominated filmmaker Reginald Hudlin (The Black Godfather, Django Unchained), Emperor stars Dayo Okeniyi (Terminator Genisys, "Shades of Blue"), Naturi Naughton ("Power"), Kat Graham ("The Vampire Diaries"), Mykelti Williamson (Fences), Oscar nominee James Cromwell (Babe, Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom), and Oscar nominee Bruce Dern (Nebraska , Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood).
- January 2020: The film was in Completed status.
- July 2018: The film was in Production status.
Emperor Release Date: When is the film coming out?
Emperor is coming out To Be Announced (TBA).