Michaela Coel’s new show on the Rwandan genocide reveals gripping trailer
By Eye Candy
August 13, 2018
Funnywoman Michaela Coel is trying on a different for her latest project ‘Black Earth Rising’, a BBC/Netflix drama about the Rwandan genocide. Co-starring John Goodman, the story is set across the UK, Europe, Africa, and the U.S., the story centers on Kate Ashby (Coel) who is rescued during the genocide and adopted by Eve Ashby (Harriet Walter), a prominent British prosecutor in International law. An 8-part drama, the series is a prosecution thriller about international war crimes and the West’s relationship with contemporary Africa.