Good Place's William Jackson Harper Boards Amazon's Underground Railroad

TVLine | 8/22/2019 | Dave Nemetz
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The Good Place may be ending soon (sniff), but William Jackson Harper will still be on your TV: The actor has signed on to play a recurring role in the upcoming Amazon adaptation of The Underground Railroad, our sister site Deadline reports.

Based on the bestselling Colson Whitehead novel, The Underground Railroad tells the story of young slave Cora, who’s an outcast on her Georgia cotton plantation. When she hears about the Underground Railroad and its promise of freedom, she decides to risk her life and escape. Harper will play Royal, a freeborn black man who meets Cora during her journey.

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