EXCLUSIVE: Adrienne Warren, fresh off herTony nomination for Tina: The Tina Turner Musical, is set to headline ABC’s The Women of the Movement. This marks the first casting in the project, from creator/writer Marissa Jo Cerar and a producing team that includes Jay-Z, Will Smith and Aaron Kaplan.

The six-episode limited series, set to premiere in 2021, centers on Mamie Till-Mobley (Warren), who devoted her life to seeking justice for her son Emmett Till.