Trailer: Barry Jenkins’ “Underground Railroad”

Originally published on Dark Horizons by Garth Franklin

Amazon Prime has released the full trailer for Oscar-winning “Moonlight” filmmaker Barry Jenkins’ limited series “The Underground Railroad” which arrives on the service on May 14th.

Based on Colson Whitehead’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, the eleven-episode series is set in an alternate timeline where the Underground Railroad is literally a secret railroad station – instead of a network of secret routes and safe houses established by Abolitionists.

The series follows Cora, a slave on a cotton plantation in

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