Exclusive Clip To Episode 2 From Season 2 of Underground

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Exclusive Clip To Episode 2 From Season 2 of Underground
Posted by Wilson Morales

March 14, 2017

WGN America has released an exclusive clip on how Elizabeth (Jessica DeGouw) is handling her husband John Hawkes’death, after he was shot in the face in the last scene to the season 2 opener of the hit series “Underground.”

Underground airs this Wednesday, March 15, 2017 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT. Continuing with the series’ bold, contemporary soundtrack that keeps up with the urgency of the storytelling.

Season two of the 10-episode, hour-long series follows an unremitting struggle for freedom within a divided America on the brink of civil war, each side vying to enact their own justice. In the premiere, a desperate Rosalee (Jurnee Smollett-Bell), anxiously awaits Noah’s (Aldis Hodge) release from prison, and joins forces with Harriet Tubman (Aisha Hinds) to fend off slave catchers and secure the safe passage of runaways. As John (Marc Blucas) battles for Noah’s freedom in the courtroom, Elizabeth’s (Jessica de Gouw) take a more subversive path to abolitionism, entering into a secret society known as “the sewing circle.” Meanwhile, Ernestine (Amirah Vann) struggles with personal demons and seductive vices at a new plantation. The fight for freedom continues, even as tragedy strikes.

The celebrated “Underground” cast includes: Jurnee Smollett-Bell as Rosalee (“Friday Night Lights,” The Great Debaters), Aldis Hodge as Noah (Straight Outta Compton, Hidden Figures), Jessica de Gouw as Elizabeth Hawkes (“Arrow,” “Dracula”), Alano Miller as Cato (Loving, “Atlanta”), Christopher Meloni as August Pullman (“Law & Order: Special Victims Unit,” Sin City: A Dame to Kill For), Amirah Vann as Ernestine (“Girls,” And So It Goes) and Marc Blucas as John Hawkes (“Blue Bloods”). Season two newcomers include Aisha Hinds (“Under the Dome,” Star Trek Into Darkness) in the pioneering role of Harriet Tubman, as well as Jasika Nicole as Georgia (“Fringe,” “Scandal”), DeWanda Wise as Clara (“Shots Fired”), Bokeem Woodbine as Daniel (“Fargo”), Michael Trotter as Biographer (“Rosewood”), Jesse Luken as Smoke (“Justified,” 42) Sadie Stratton as Patty Cannon (“Code Black,” “Boy Meets World”) and Robert Christopher Riley as Hicks (“Hit the Floor”).

Hailing from Sony Pictures Television, “Underground” is created and written by Misha Green (“Sons of Anarchy,” “Heroes”) and Joe Pokaski (“Heroes,” “Daredevil”), who serve as Executive Producers alongside Emmy-winning director Anthony Hemingway (“The People v. O.J. Simpson,” “Treme”); Academy Award-winning writer Akiva Goldsman (A Beautiful Mind, I Am Legend) of Weed Road Pictures; Tory Tunnell (King Arthur, Holy Rollers) and Joby Harold (King Arthur, Edge of Tomorrow) of Safehouse Pictures; John Legend, Mike Jackson and Ty Stiklorius of Get Lifted Film Co (La La Land, Southside with You); and Mark Taylor (“MadTV”).

The Sewing Circle


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