The Good Lord Bird

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The Good Lord Bird is told from the point of view of Onion (Joshua Johnson-Lionel, Blackish), a fictional enslaved boy, who is part of John Brown’s (Ethan Hawke) motley crew of abolitionist soldiers during the time of Bleeding Kansas, eventually... read more
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The Good Lord Bird is told from the point of view of Onion (Joshua Johnson-Lionel, Blackish), a fictional enslaved boy, who is part of John Brown’s (Ethan Hawke) motley crew of abolitionist soldiers during the time of Bleeding Kansas, eventually participating in the famous 1859 raid on the Army depot at Harpers Ferry. Brown’s raid failed to initiate the slave revolt he intended, but was the instigating event that started the Civil War.

Original Release

10/04/2020 on SHO

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Cast

Ethan Hawke John Brown
Nick Eversman John Brown Jr.
Ellar Coltrane Salmon Brown
Beau Knapp Owen Brown
Hubert Point-Du Jour Bob
Mo Brings Plenty Ottawa Jones
Joshua Caleb Johnson Henry 'Onion' Shackleford
Jack Alcott Jason Brown
McKinley Belcher III Broadnax
Quentin Plair Emperor
(see additional cast & crew)
# Title Air Date
1 Meet the Lord Sunday, 04 October 2020
2 A Wicked Plot Sunday, 11 October 2020
3 Mister Fred Sunday, 18 October 2020
4 Smells Like Bear Sunday, 25 October 2020
5 Hiving the Bees Sunday, 01 November 2020
6 Jesus Is Walkin' Sunday, 08 November 2020
7 Last Words Sunday, 15 November 2020
8 Episode #1.8

Directors

Kevin Hooks, Darnell Martin, Michael Nankin, Albert Hughes, Haifaa Al-Mansour, Kate Woods

Writers

James McBride, Kristen SaBerre, Mark Richard, Erika L. Johnson, Ethan Hawke, Lauren Signorino, Jeff Augustin

Creators

Ethan Hawke, Mark Richard

Cast

Ethan Hawke John Brown
Nick Eversman John Brown Jr.
Ellar Coltrane Salmon Brown
Beau Knapp Owen Brown
Hubert Point-Du Jour Bob
Mo Brings Plenty Ottawa Jones
Joshua Caleb Johnson Henry 'Onion' Shackleford
Jack Alcott Jason Brown
McKinley Belcher III Broadnax
Quentin Plair Emperor
Victor Williams Coachman Jim
Ali Amin Carter Lewis Leary
Daveed Diggs
Daveed Diggs Frederick Douglass
Miles Mussenden Dangerfield Newby
Wyatt Russell J.E.B. Stuart
George Boaitey O.P. Anderson
Rafael Casal John Cook
David Hammond Townsman
Joel Ashur Attucks Copeland

Producers

Ethan Hawke Executive Producer
Jason Blum Executive Producer
Mark Richard Executive Producer
Marshall Persinger Executive Producer
David L. Schiff Executive Producer
James McBride Executive Producer
Erika L. Johnson Executive Producer
Shea Kammer Executive Producer
Ryan Hawke Executive Producer
Brian Taylor Executive Producer
Padraic McKinley Executive Producer
Albert Hughes Executive Producer
Alejandro Espinoza Producer
Jeff Augustin Producer
Adan Orozco Producer
O'Shea Read Producer
Jarin Rossiter Producer

Editors

Padraic McKinley, Matthew Woolley, Agustin Rexach

2021 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actor in a Limited Series, Anthology Series or a Motion Picture Made for Television Nominated
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