Emperor Plot: What's the story?
Follows Shields Green (Okeniyi), who in 1859 escaped from a plantation and made a daring journey north where he met Frederick Douglass (Lennix) and John Brown. With the opportunity to continue to freedom in Canada, Green instead chose to fight to end slavery.
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Emperor Cast: Who are the actors?
- Dayo Okeniyi ... Shields Green
Endless Love, The Hunger Games
- James Cromwell ... John Brown
Big Hero 6, Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom
- Bruce Dern ... Levi Coffin
Inherit the Viper, The Mustang
- Paul Scheer
Rapture-Palooza, Daddy’s Home
- Harry Lennix
Man of Steel, Ray
- Naturi Naughton
Fame, Step Sisters
Crew and Production Credits: Who's making Emperor?
A look at the Emperor behind-the-scenes crew and production team.
Emperor Trailers & Videos
Production Timeline: When did the Emperor come together?
On or about January 19, 2020 • The film was in Completed status.
On or about July 19, 2018 • The film was in Production status.
Emperor Release Date: When is it coming out?Emperor is coming out in 2020 on Friday, March 27, 2020 and will be released in limited movie theaters. There are 4 other movies coming out on the same date, including Mulan, Military Wives and Vivarium.
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- United States
- March 27, 2020 Limited
- March 27, 2020