Ava DuVernay will reunite with Storm Reid, the young star of her film "A Wrinkle in Time," for her upcoming Netflix series, "Central Park Five."
Niecy Nash of "Claws" and "Scream Queens" was also just announced for the dramatic series: It's based on the true story of five teenagers -- four black, one Latino -- from Harlem who were wrongfully convicted of the brutal rape of a jogger in Central Park in 1989.
This headline-making miscarriage of justice was previously told in Ken Burns's 2012 documentary "The Central Park Five."
Aunjanue Ellis ("Quantico"), Kylie Bunbury (of the short-lived series "Pitch") and Marsha Stephanie Blake ("Getting On") have also signed on.
They join an already impressive lineup, including Michael K. Williams ("The Wire"), Vera Farmiga, John Leguizamo, Felicity Huffman, Jharrel Jerome ("Moonlight") and Jovan Adepo ("Fences").
DuVernay will write and direct the four-episode series and serve as executive producer.
Look for it sometime in 2019.