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The Good Lord Bird

Seven-Part Limited Event Series

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Ethan Hawke, Daveed Diggs and Joshua Caleb Johnson star in a humorous, dramatic and historical tapestry of Antebellum America based on the award winning novel by author James McBride. Told from the point of view of Onion, a newly freed teenager who joins abolitionist John Brown on a holy crusade to end slavery and finds himself part of the famous 1859 raid at Harpers Ferry, the Limited Event Series is an adventure equal parts absurd and tragic, spotlighting the ever-changing racial, religious and gender roles that make up the American identity.

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1 Season, 1 Episode

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    Ethan Hawke stars as abolitionist John Brown in this limited series based on the novel. "Onion" is a fictional enslaved boy who becomes a member of Brown's motley family of abolitionist soldiers and finds himself in the famous 1859 raid at Harpers Ferry.

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