Till (2021)

Director: Chinonye Chukwu

Writer(s): Keith Beauchamp, Michael J P Reilly, Chinonye Chukwu

Starring: Whoopi Goldberg, Danielle Deadwyler

Synopsis: The film will center around Mamie Mobley Till, the mother of Emmett Louis Till, and her journey for justice following the brutal murder of her fourteen-year-old son in the heart of the Mississippi Delta in 1955.

Release Date: Unknown | Length: Unknown | Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History | MPAA Rating: Unknown

Note: The film is based on Keith A. Beauchamp’s 2005 documentary, The Untold Story of Emmett Louis Till, which led the United States Department of Justice to reopen the Till case in 2004. Jesse Williams was originally listed as a director on this project. Original announcement. Whoopi Goldberg and Keith Beauchamp are producers on this project. The film is scheduled for production in 2021 coinciding with what would have been Emmett Till’s 80th birthday. Principal photography on “Till” is set to begin in September 2021 in Atlanta.