Premiere Date: February 23, 2018
Category: Series, Seasons: 1, Episodes: 10
Distribution: Global Original
In an instant, life is forever changed for Brenton Butler and his family. After a white cop accidentally hits and critically injures a black teenager, a northeastern city explodes with racial tensions, an attempted cover up and its aftermath, and the trial of the century.
Seven Seconds is a powerful anthological crime thriller from acclaimed creator and executive producer Veena Sud (The Killing), starring two-time Emmy winner Regina King (American Crime) alongside breakout British actress Clare-Hope Ashitey (Doctor Foster). Ashitey portrays KJ Harper, a black assistant prosecutor assigned to the incident, with troubles of her own. She grapples with the weight of the case and what it will mean to bring justice not only for Brenton, but for the Black community. KJ works closely with the teen’s mother Latrice Butler (Regina King) who realizes there may be more to her son than she and her husband (Russell Hornsby) were aware of, and becomes consumed with finding out what happened.
Seven Seconds tackles the controversial issues of race relations between law enforcement, the people they serve, and the personal stories of those involved. At its core, the series goes beyond the headlines, examining the impact a tragic accident has on a community and a family’s need for answers and justice. The freshman series also stars Russell Hornsby (Fences) Beau Knapp (Sand Castle), Michael Mosley (Ozark), David Lyons (Safe Haven), Raul Castillo (Special Correspondents), Zackary Momoh (A United Kingdom), Patrick Murney (Public Morals), Michelle Veintimilla (Gotham), Nadia Alexander (Blame), and Coley Mustafa Speaks (Circle).
Writers: Veena Sud
Starring: Clare-hope Ashitey, Nadia Alexander, Raúl Castillo, Russell Hornsby, Regina King, Beau Knapp, David Lyons, Zackary Momoh, Michael Mosley, Patrick Murney, Michelle Veintimilla, Adriana Demeo, Coley Speaks, Corey Champagne, Londi Brooks, Lesli Margherita, Corey Marshall, Rachel Navarro, Alex Perez
Tensions Run High Between African American Citizens And Caucasian Cops In Jersey City When A Teenage African American Boy Is Critically Injured By A Cop.
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