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Godfather of Harlem

2019
Crime/Drama
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Cast

Vincent D'Onofrio (Vincent 'Chin' Gigante)Ilfenesh Hadera (Mayme Johnson)Lucy Fry (Stella Gigante)Antoinette Crowe-Legacy (Elise Johnson)Nigel Thatch (Malcolm X)Forest Whitaker (Ellsworth 'Bumpy' Johnson)Erik LaRay Harvey (Del Chance)Elvis Nolasco (Nat Pettigrew)Rafi Gavron (Ernie Nunzi)Demi Singleton (Margaret Johnson)Giancarlo Esposito (Congressman Adam Clayton Powell)Markuann Smith (Junie Byrd)Chazz Palminteri (Joe Bonanno)Paul Sorvino (Frank Costello)Kathrine Narducci (Olympia Gigante)Korey Jackson (Livingston Wingate)Afi Bijou (Sister Marny)Kelvin Harrison Jr. (Teddy Greene)

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Creators

Laurence Andries, Chris Brancato, Paul Eckstein, Michael Panes, Matthew Newman, Heather Mitchell, Zach Calig, Resheida Brady, Moses Verneau

Synopsis

A gangster named Bumpy Johnson makes his way in Harlem during the 1960s. A TV prequel to the 2007 film, 'American Gangster', which centered on the criminal enterprise of Frank Lucas.

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