Release Date: 8/18/20; DVD (Original Release – 3/27/20; Limited)
Director: Mark Amin
Studio(s): Hudlin Entertainment, Sobini Films
Running Time: 99 mins.
Cast: Dayo Okeniyi (Shields Green), Naturi Naughton (Sarah Green), Kat Graham (Delores), Mykelti Williamson (Truesdale), James Cromwell (John Brown), Bruce Dern (Levi Coffin), Harry Lennix (Frederick Douglass).
Story: 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. Source(s): Emperor, official site; IMDB.