The 1st Trailer For “When They See Us” is Here

Ava DuVernay & Netflix have finally dropped the highly anticipated trailer for their Central Park Five mini-series.

This is the first full trailer released for the limited series created and directed by DuVernay about the five young men of color who were wrongly convicted thirty years ago of crimes which they did not commit in New York’s Central Park. The men who were dubbed the Central Park Five were exonerated in 2002.

The show follows the men, played by Antron McCray, Kevin Richardson, Yusef Salaam, Raymond Santana, and Korey Wise, from when they are first questioned and along years up to their exoneration and the settlement they reached with the city of New York in 2014.

The series also stars Michael K. Williams, Vera Farmiga, John Leguizamo, Felicity Huffman, Niecy Nash, Blair Underwood, Christopher Jackson, Joshua Jackson, Omar J. Dorsey, Adepero Oduye, Famke Janssen, Aurora Perrineau, William Sadler, Jharrel Jerome, Jovan Adepo, Aunjanue Ellis, Kylie Bunbury, Marsha Stephanie Blake, Storm Reid, Dascha Polanco, Chris Chalk, Freddy Miyares, Justin Cunningham, Ethan Herisse, Caleel Harris, Marquis Rodriguez, and Asante Blackk.

The trailer shows snippets of the events spanning two and a half decades. Check it out below.