Till (2022)

Director: Chinonye Chukwu

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

Starring: Haley Bennett, Whoopi Goldberg, Sean Patrick Thomas, Frankie Faison, Danielle Deadwyler, Ed Amatrudo, Roger Guenveur Smith, Jayme Lawson, Kevin Carroll, Jalyn Hall, Tosin Cole, John Douglas Thompson, Josh Ventura, Brendan Patrick Connor, Gail Everett-Smith, Sean Michael Weber, Tim Ware, Princess Elmore, Keisha Tillis, Elizabeth Youman, Diallo Thompson, Al Mitchell, Maurice T Johnson, Eric Whitten, J.P. Edwards, Chandra Gaines, Torey Adkins, Ralph Hughes, Jaylin Webb, Summer Rain Menkee, Cora Maple Lindell, Njema Williams, Euseph Messiah, Lee Spencer, Friedman Twinkies, Jackson Beals, Charles Massey, Alyssa Talbot, Ed Sturdivant, Bradley King, Darian Rolle, Rakeem Massingill, Angela Yale, Phil Biedron, Mike Dolphy, Kevin Brown, David Caprita, Marhonda Tant Campbell, Jamie Renell, Carol J. Mckenith, Brandon Bell, James Sanders III, Kristin Clark, Thea Clark, Jonathan D. Williams, Reid Jameson Smith, Marcus Atkins, Brennan Schram, Yosef Friedman, Ari Friedman, Destin Freeman, Bree Fyffe, Melina Datta, Josh Mendez, Oz Keenum, Matan Friedman, Eitan Friedman, Noel Sampson, Blaine Huslig, Ryan Austin Bryant, Lauren Marie Gordon, Richard Nash

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: October 14, 2022 (USA) | Length: Unknown | Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History | MPAA Rating: Unknown | Note(s): 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 the director on this project. Original announcement. Whoopi Goldberg, Chinonye Chukwu 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. I wasn’t able to identify Marhonda Tant Campbell.