Netflix Unveils Trailer For Ava DuVernay's 'Central Park Five' Series - MTO News

Netflix has finally unveiled the trailer for the Ava Duvernay-directed series based on the Central Park Five which is titled 'When They See Us.'

"Based on a true story that gripped the country, When They See Us will chronicle the notorious case of five teenagers of color, labeled the Central Park Five, who were convicted of a rape they did not commit. The four part limited series will focus on the five teenagers from Harlem -- Antron McCray, Kevin Richardson, Yusef Salaam, Raymond Santana, and Korey Wise. Beginning in the spring of 1989, when the teenagers were first questioned about the incident, the series will span 25 years, highlighting their exoneration in 2002 and the settlement reached with the city of New York in 2014."

DuVernay also co-wrote the four-part series which stars several high profile names including Michael K. Williams, John Leguizamo, Felicity Huffman, Niecy Nash, Joshua Jackson, Storm Reid, Dascha Polanco, and more.

Watch the gripping trailer below.