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Louis Gossett Jr., Cuba Gooding Jr. star in The Book of Negroes

The television mini-series adaptation of Lawrence Hill‘s The Book of Negroes starts shooting this week in South Africa with Hollywood stars Louis Gossett Jr. and Cuba Gooding Jr. The Canada”“South Africa co-production will also shoot in Nova Scotia.

The series is directed by Clement Virgo (Lie with Me), who co-wrote the script with Hill. it also stars Aunjanue Ellis, Ben Chaplin, Lyriq Bent, and Allan Hawco.