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WGN America Releases First Look of John Legend as Frederick Douglass in ‘Underground’

3/15/2017, noon | Updated on 3/15/2017, noon
WGN America has released a first look image of Grammy, Golden Globe and Academy Award winning artist John Legend as ...
“Underground” Executive Producer, John Legend, Guest-Starring as Frederick Douglass in Season Two which premiered on Wednesday, March 8 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT on WGN.

WGN America Releases First Look of John Legend as Frederick Douglass in ‘Underground’

LOS ANGELES - WGN America has released a first look image of Grammy, Golden Globe and Academy Award winning artist John Legend as renowned abolitionist Frederick Douglass in the hit series “Underground.” Legend, who is an executive producer alongside the series creators, Misha Green and Joe Pokaski, guest stars in the highly anticipated second season which returned on Wednesday, March 8, 2017 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT. Continuing with the series’ contemporary soundtrack that keeps up with the urgency of the storytelling, the

season two premiere also features a new, original song from Legend entitled, “In America” as well as Beyoncé’s Grammy nominated smash single “Freedom.”

Season two of the ten-episode, hour-long series follows an unrelenting struggle for freedom within a divided America on the brink of civil war, each side vying to enact their own justice.

Leading up to the premiere, WGN America hosted a star-studded world premiere event on Tuesday, February 28at the Westwood Village Theater in Los Angeles attended by: John Legend, Chrissy Teigen, Angela Bassett, Cedric the Entertainer, Cuba Gooding Jr., Jussie Smollett, Bruno Gunn and more. For official “Underground” products and merchandise, go to http://www.wgnamerica. com/series/underground/shop/