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  • Emperor (2020)
  • PG-13
    99 min | Biography, Drama, History
Emperor (2020)
PG-13
99 min | Biography, Drama, History

An escaped slave travels north and has chance encounters with Frederick Douglass and John Brown. Based on the life story of Shields Green.
Director
Producers
Mark Amin (p.g.a.) | Reginald Hudlin (p.g.a.) | Cami Winikoff (p.g.a.)
Composer
Cinematographer
Casting Directors
Production Designers
Heather R. Dumas (additional photography) | Richard Hoover
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Release date
Aug 18, 2020 (United States)

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80 cast members
Name Known for
Kat Graham
Delores Delores   See fewer
James Cromwell
John Brown John Brown   See fewer
Ben Robson
Luke McCabe Luke McCabe   See fewer
Bruce Dern
Levi Coffin Levi Coffin   See fewer
James Le Gros
Robert E. Lee Robert E. Lee   See fewer
Mykelti Williamson
Truesdale Truesdale   See fewer
M.C. Gainey
Randolph Stevens Randolph Stevens   See fewer
Harry Lennix
Frederick Douglass Frederick Douglass   See fewer
Naturi Naughton
Sarah Green Sarah Green   See fewer
Paul Scheer
Duvane Henderson Duvane Henderson   See fewer
Keean Johnson
Rufus Kelly Rufus Kelly   See fewer
Dayo Okeniyi
Shields Green Shields Green   See fewer
Nicholas Logan
Gunther Bowman Gunther Bowman   See fewer
Kevin Wayne
Field Overseer Field Overseer   See fewer
David Kallaway
Sam Bowmine Sam Bowmine   See fewer
Lowrey Brown
Publisher Publisher   See fewer
Mark Ashworth
Reverend Reverend   See fewer
Eric Goins
James Alcorn (as Eric Lee Goins) James Alcorn (as Eric Lee Goins)   See fewer
Brian F. Durkin
Erbert Jenkins Erbert Jenkins   See fewer
Sharon Blackwood
Adel Acklen Adel Acklen   See fewer
Chip Carriere
Tom Affleck Tom Affleck   See fewer
John Crosby
Sheriff Sheriff   See fewer
Connor Hammond
Oliver Brown Oliver Brown   See fewer
Victoria Fraunberger
Server Girl Server Girl   See fewer
Tony DeMil
Overseer (as Tony Demil) Overseer (as Tony Demil)   See fewer
John Charles Harnett
Town Folk Town Folk   See fewer
Sasha Morfaw
Shields' Mother Shields' Mother   See fewer
Kraig Dane
Shooting Overseer Shooting Overseer   See fewer
Zach Ball
Overseer Overseer   See fewer
Ben Aycrigg
Watson Brown Watson Brown   See fewer
Sammy Nagi Njuguna
John Browns Raider John Browns Raider   See fewer
Anthony Paderewski
Scared Man Scared Man   See fewer
Elias
Audio Description narrator (voice) Audio Description narrator (voice)   See fewer
Patrick Roper
Hank Beaumont Hank Beaumont   See fewer
David Andrew Nash
Raider #2 Raider #2   See fewer
Luis Sanchez
Chain Gang Slave Chain Gang Slave   See fewer
Lil Buck
Meshach Meshach   See fewer
Luke Dingess
Union soldier Union soldier   See fewer
Bryson Lima
Soldier / Farmer Soldier / Farmer   See fewer
Dakota James Alden Lane
Slave catcher #3 Slave catcher #3   See fewer
Robert Forte Shannon III
Dangerfield Newby Dangerfield Newby   See fewer
Erin Boswell
Abigail Henderson Abigail Henderson   See fewer
Jimmie Cummings
Slave Jimmy Slave Jimmy   See fewer
Jessi Phillips
Towns Folk Towns Folk   See fewer
Grant Henley
John Brown's Raider John Brown's Raider   See fewer
David Michael-Smith
Militia / Street Vendor Militia / Street Vendor   See fewer
Elgin Lee
John browns men John browns men   See fewer
Nick Morbitt
Soldier Soldier   See fewer
James Burns
Railroad Inspector Railroad Inspector   See fewer
Bradley Stull
Soldier Soldier   See fewer
Kareem McMichael
Town Person / Slave Town Person / Slave   See fewer
Cleotis Graham
Chain Gang Slave Chain Gang Slave   See fewer
Antonio D Kanonu
Chain Gang Chain Gang   See fewer
John R. Brennan
Jeb Stewart Jeb Stewart   See fewer
Lorn Burkhammer
Soldier / final battle Soldier / final battle   See fewer
Evan G. Schmidt
Soldier Soldier   See fewer
Jessica Phillips
Towns Folk Towns Folk   See fewer
Liam Minton
Town Folks Town Folks   See fewer
Michael Hughes
Chain Gang Chain Gang   See fewer
John Posner
Soldier Soldier   See fewer
Daniel Grantham Jr.
Overseer Overseer   See fewer
Samuel Chappell
Soldier Soldier   See fewer
Maxwell Highsmith
Slave in the Market Area (uncredited) Slave in the Market Area (uncredited)   See fewer
Buddy Watkins
US Marine (uncredited) US Marine (uncredited)   See fewer
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