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Rosario Dawson Joins Epix’s 'America Divided'

Actress Rosario Dawson will participate in Epix's original documentary series America Divided, the network said Wednesday.

Dawson (Daredevil) will explore the citizen scientists who first exposed the led in the Flint water supply as well as potential cover ups and the policies behind switching the water supply, said network officials.

The eight-story docu-series, executive produced by Norman Lear, Shonda Rhimes and Common, also features reports from such celebrities as America Ferrera, Zach Galifianakis, Amy Poehler, Peter Sarsgaard and Jesse Williams.

R. Thomas Umstead serves as senior content producer, programming for Multichannel News, Broadcasting + Cable and Next TV. During his more than 30-year career as a print and online journalist, Umstead has written articles on a variety of subjects ranging from TV technology, marketing and sports production to content distribution and development. He has provided expert commentary on television issues and trends for such TV, print, radio and streaming outlets as Fox News, CNBC, the Today show, USA Today, The New York Times and National Public Radio. Umstead has also filmed, produced and edited more than 100 original video interviews, profiles and news reports featuring key cable television executives as well as entertainers and celebrity personalities.