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Women Of the Movement - Chris Coy, Julia McDermott & Carter Jenkins Join Cast

Chris Coy, Julia McDermott and Carter Jenkins are set to co-star opposite Adrienne Warren in ABC’s limited series Women of the Movement, from creator-writer Marissa Jo Cerar and a producing team that includes Jay-Z, Will Smith and Aaron Kaplan.

McDermott, Jenkins and Coy will play Carolyn Bryant, her husband Roy Bryant, and his half-brother J. W. Milam, respectively, the Mississippi trio at the center of Emmett Till’s murder.

Tonya Pinkins and Glynn Turman also co-star.

The six-episode limited series, set to premiere in 2021, centers on Mamie Till-Mobley (Warren), who devoted her life to seeking justice for her son Emmett Till (Cedric Joe) following his brutal killing in the Jim Crow South.