Netflix has dropped a first trailer for “Dear White People,” its series adaptation of writer and director Justin Simien’s 2014 feature film of the same name.
It tells the story of a diverse group of students of color experiencing campus life at a fictional Ivy League university dominated by white students. The series stars Logan Browning, Antoinette Robertson, DeRon Horton, John Patrick Amedori, Ashley Blaine Featherson and Marque Richardson.
Brandon P. Bell will reprise his role from the film as Troy Fairbanks, a political science student campaigning to become the first black student president.
Simien wrote all 10 half-hour episodes and directed the premiere.
Yvette Lee Bowser serves as showrunner and executive producer, with Stephanie Allain and Julia Lebedev as executive producers, as well.
“Dear White People” will debut on Netflix on April 28.
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