On Tuesday, February 20, 2018, Netflix and Color of Change hosted a screening of the new Netflix series "Seven Seconds." After the screening of the first episode, there was a panel with Actress Clare Hope Ashitey, Showrunner Veena Sud, and Writer, Rhett Rossi. They were on hand to answer questions about the show and the panel was moderated by Kristi Henderson from the Color of Change organization.
It's something that all people can relate to because it's true. People go about their days as normal sometimes along with other daily routines. They go to work, go to school and sometimes travel. Many days are average, but some have events to that happen can change your life forever. That is the case with the Seven Seconds.
The story centers around the Butler family and how their lives changed drastically in just seconds. In one moment they were a normal family and in an instant, life is forever changed for Brenton Butler and his family. After a white cop accidentally hits and critically injures a black teenager, a northeastern city explodes with racial tensions, an attempted cover-up and its aftermath, and the trial of the century. From creator and executive producer, Veena Sud (The Killing) comes Seven Seconds - a thrilling new anthological crime drama that explores the human stories behind the headlines. Click here to view the clip.
The series stars two-time Emmy winner Regina King (American Crime) alongside breakout British actress Clare-Hope Ashitey (Doctor Foster), Russell Hornsby (Fences), Beau Knapp (Sand Castle), Michael Mosely (Ozark), David Lyons (Safe Haven), Raul Castillo (Special Correspondents), and Zackary Momoh (A United Kingdom).
The series is scheduled to premiere on Netflix on February 23, 2018. Keep in touch with updates on the show on social via Facebook and Twitter.