Kenyan man Gilbert Owuor to star in the ‘Emancipation’ movie starring Will Smith

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Kenyan man Gilbert Owuor to star in the ‘Emancipation’ movie starring Will Smith

Kenyan man Gilbert Owuor to star in the ‘Emancipation’ movie starring Will SmithKenyan-born actor Gilbert Owuor has joined the cast of Emancipation, a runaway slave drama starring Will Smith that’s set up at Apple.

The film is based on true events and follows the story of Peter, a runaway slave forced to outwit cold-blooded hunters.  The film also features the punishing Louisiana swamp on a tortuous journey to the Union Army and Peter’s only chance at freedom.

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Owuor, who has featured in other films including Montana Story, Mute, Reprisal and Calls will play Gordon, an enslaved man working at the same camp as Peter.

Hollywood actor Will Smith, James Lassiter and Jon Mone are the producers of Emancipation through Westbrook Studios with McFarland Entertainment’s Joey McFarland and Escape Artists’ Todd Black.

Gilbert begun his career in 2011 from Taharuki, where he played the role of KevinTaharuki was a short project of his school friend, Ekwa Msangi. The film represented the terrible story of Kenya’s situation during the election time in 2007. Later, Gibert appeared in various roles in a number of movies and TV Series which help him to gain wider recognition.

Source-https://hapakenya.com/

 

Kenyan man Gilbert Owuor to star in the ‘Emancipation’ movie starring Will Smith

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