Emperor Movie

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Emperor movie production status is currently Completed

January 19, 2020 • Awaiting release by distributor; release date not yet announced.

Who's Involved:

Dayo Okeniyi, Keean Johnson, Kat Graham, Reginald Hudlin, Bruce Dern, James Cromwell, Mykelti Williamson, Paul Scheer, Harry Lennix, Naturi Naughton, Mark Amin, Ben Robson, Pat Charles

Release Date:

To Be Announced (TBA) ()

Rating: PG-13

Runtime: N/A

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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Cast: Who stars in it?

Crew: Who's making Emperor

A look at the Emperor behind-the-scenes crew and production team.


Mark Amin


Mark Amin
Reginald Hudlin



Production Company

Sobini Films

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Production: What we know about Emperor

Key Facts

  1. 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).

Filming Timeline

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 To Be Announced (TBA).

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