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When They See Us 

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Chronicles the true story of a notorious case of five black teenagers who were convicted of a rape they did not commit.
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"When They See Us" Shows the Horrors of Injustice

"When They See Us" star Joshua Jackson discusses why the new Netflix mini-series is so impactful, and how his character became a passionate advocate for justice.

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Asante Blackk ...  Young Kevin Richardson 4 episodes, 2019
Caleel Harris ...  Young Antron McCray / ... 4 episodes, 2019
Ethan Herisse ...  Young Yusef Salaam 4 episodes, 2019
Jharrel Jerome ...  Korey Wise 4 episodes, 2019
Marquis Rodriguez ...  Young Raymond Santana 4 episodes, 2019
Marsha Stephanie Blake ...  Linda McCray 4 episodes, 2019
Kylie Bunbury ...  Angie Richardson 4 episodes, 2019
Aunjanue Ellis ...  Sharon Salaam 4 episodes, 2019
Vera Farmiga ...  Elizabeth Lederer 4 episodes, 2019
Felicity Huffman ...  Linda Fairstein 4 episodes, 2019
John Leguizamo ...  Raymond Santana Sr. 4 episodes, 2019
Niecy Nash ...  Delores Wise 4 episodes, 2019
Michael Kenneth Williams ...  Bobby McCray 4 episodes, 2019
William Sadler ...  Michael Sheehan 4 episodes, 2019
Suzzanne Douglas ...  Grace Cuffee 4 episodes, 2019
Len Cariou ...  Robert Morgenthau 3 episodes, 2019
Alexandra Templer ...  Trisha 3 episodes, 2019
Famke Janssen ...  Nancy Ryan 3 episodes, 2019
Omar J. Dorsey ...  Elombre Brath 3 episodes, 2019
Chris Jackson ...  Peter Rivera 3 episodes, 2019
Joshua Jackson ...  Mickey Joseph 3 episodes, 2019
Storm Reid ...  Lisa 3 episodes, 2019
Blair Underwood ...  Bobby Burns 3 episodes, 2019
Adepero Oduye ...  Nomsa Brath 3 episodes, 2019
Jayce Bartok ...  Detective Hildebrandt 2 episodes, 2019
Frank Pando ...  Detective Gonzales / ... 2 episodes, 2019
Kate Easton ...  Patricia Dean 2 episodes, 2019
Todd Lawson ...  John Loughlin 2 episodes, 2019
Caroline Hewitt ...  Blonde Reporter / ... 2 episodes, 2019
Denia Brache Denia Brache ...  Natividad 2 episodes, 2019
Chukwudi Iwuji ...  Colin Moore 2 episodes, 2019
Edward Carnevale ...  Court Clerk 2 episodes, 2019
Maliq Johnson ...  Terence 2 episodes, 2019
Tyler Dean Flores ...  Eddie De La Paz 2 episodes, 2019
Jovan Adepo ...  Antron McCray 2 episodes, 2019
Reginald L. Barnes ...  NYPD Officer Harmon 2 episodes, 2019
Chris Chalk ...  Yusef Salaam 2 episodes, 2019
Bryan Terrell Clark ...  Ortega 2 episodes, 2019
Jim Cleary ...  Corrections Officer 2 episodes, 2019
Justin Cunningham ...  Kevin Richardson 2 episodes, 2019
Jimmy Gary Jr. ...  Barber 2 episodes, 2019
Sean Kilkenny ...  Central Park 5 Supporter 2 episodes, 2019
Jake Ryan Lozano Jake Ryan Lozano ...  Leonard 2 episodes, 2019
Lynn Marocola ...  NYPD Officer 2 episodes, 2019
Freddy Miyares ...  Raymond Santana 2 episodes, 2019
Michael Murphy ...  Leader of The Nation of Islam 2 episodes, 2019
Aurora Perrineau ...  Tanya 2 episodes, 2019
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Chronicles the true story of a notorious case of five black teenagers who were convicted of a rape they did not commit.

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What if all boys were created equal?


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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

31 May 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Central Park Five See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA

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Stereo

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2:1
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Due to the sordid and distressful nature of the material, the production budget provided on-call crisis counselors for anybody in need of emotional appeasement during or after the daily shoots. See more »

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Referenced in Black Coffee: Episode dated 4 June 2019 (2019) See more »

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A hard watch but a must watch.
1 June 2019 | by rebeccarage-11322See all my reviews

This was an uncomfortable but necessary watch. I was very familiar with the case, even more so that I actually thought but to see it acted out and shot so tremendously was gut wrenching. Sadly injustice has been and will be part of life until the end of time, undoubtedly there's people fighting through it right now. I've seen quite a few negative reviews that this is just a puppet show to stomp on Trump and if that's your belief fine, but in my view facts speak for themselves and I knew about Trumps involvement in this case before this series, but there's no doubt the writer/director really wanted that message out there. Putting all politics, corruption and media aside, it's a truly harrowing, gut wrenching story about how five normal BOYS, lost their freedom, youth and innocence and how all of them including the victim never saw justice served correctly. A hard watch but a must watch.


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