If the talent they've collected for this mini-series is any indication, SHOTS FIRED should be excellent
The 10-episode limited series by Gina Prince Bythewood (Love and Basketball, Beyond The Lights) centers on the story of two racially charged murders.
The series is first introduced with the slaying of a white college student, killed at the hands of an African-American police officer.
As the investigation of the case unfolds, a second murder case is introduced — that of a black teenage boy at the hands of a white police officer. It's a case that was never investigated.
The cases are investigated by Ashe Akino (Sanaa Lathan), an expert investigator, and Preston Terry (Stephan James), a special prosecutor sent to the town by the Department of Justice...
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In addition to Bythewood herself, Kasi Lemmons (Eve's Bayou) is directing an episode, Jonathan Demme (Silence of the Lambs, Philadelphia, Manchurian Candidate) Malcom D Lee (The Best Man movies)
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