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Godfather of Harlem 

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A gangster named Bumpy Johnson makes his way in Harlem during the 1960s. A TV prequel to the 2007 film, 'American Gangster', which centered on the criminal enterprise of Frank Lucas.
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Series cast summary:
Lucy Fry ...  Stella 11 episodes, 2019
Forest Whitaker ...  Bumpy Johnson 11 episodes, 2019
Demi Singleton ...  Margaret Johnson 10 episodes, 2019
Sereene Brown ...  Sister of Islam 10 episodes, 2019
Jamaal Burcher ...  Fruit of Islam Soldier 10 episodes, 2019
Antoinette Crowe-Legacy ...  Elise 10 episodes, 2019
Vincent D'Onofrio ...  Vincent 'Chin' Gigante 10 episodes, 2019
Giancarlo Esposito ...  Congressman Powell 10 episodes, 2019
Ilfenesh Hadera ...  Mayme Johnson 10 episodes, 2019
Kelvin Harrison Jr. ...  Teddy Greene 10 episodes, 2019
Erik LaRay Harvey ...  Del Chance 10 episodes, 2019
Angela McKenzie ...  Sister of Islam 10 episodes, 2019
Kathrine Narducci ...  Olympia Gigante 10 episodes, 2019
Markuann Smith ...  Junie Byrd 10 episodes, 2019
Paul Sorvino ...  Costello 10 episodes, 2019
Eric West ...  Richie 10 episodes, 2019
Rafi Gavron ...  Ernie Nunzi 9 episodes, 2019
Hollywood Nick Pagani Hollywood Nick Pagani ...  Frank Costello's Driver 9 episodes, 2019
Gregory Cioffi ...  Fat Ricky 8 episodes, 2019
Korey Jackson ...  Livingston Wingate 8 episodes, 2019
Chazz Palminteri ...  Joe Bonanno 7 episodes, 2019
Tramell Tillman ...  Bobby Robinson 7 episodes, 2019
Roslyn Ruff ...  Delia Greene 6 episodes, 2019
Afi Bijou ...  Sister Marny 5 episodes, 2019
Dominic Fumusa ...  Father Louis / ... 5 episodes, 2019
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A gangster named Bumpy Johnson makes his way in Harlem during the 1960s. A TV prequel to the 2007 film, 'American Gangster', which centered on the criminal enterprise of Frank Lucas.

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USA

Release Date:

29 September 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Godfather of Harlem See more »

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ABC Signature Studios See more »
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Paul Sorvino has said when he sees Harvey Weinstein he'll kill him. Mira Sorvino his daughter has alleged that Weinstein sexually harassed her; and when she turned down his advances he killed her career. See more »

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Ugh,,,
30 September 2019 | by bogus-bogus-oneSee all my reviews

Just seemed out of sync to me. Normally I love gangster stories but I just couldn't warm up to this. The writing is not terrible, just pedestrian and a few too many cliches for my taste. Obviously Forest Whitaker is a great actor but,,, this character is not a good fit. Same for the other actors, all of them are talented, it.s just that the scripts are working against them, Hard to shine when you have poor dialog to work with.


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