Netflix Sets Trailer for ‘Black Earth Rising’

Netflix has released a trailer video for its upcoming limited series Black Earth Rising, which debuts on the streaming service Jan. 25.

The contemporary thriller follows a Rwandan orphaned by the genocide and raised in London who seeks to discover the truth of her past. Michaela Coel and John Goodman star in the series, according to Netflix.

R. Thomas Umstead

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.