During Sunday night’s Soul Train Awards, BET showcased the first teaser trailer for American Soul.
AmericanSoul Teaser Trailer: @BET takes it back to the ’70s in ‘Soul Train’-inspired drama series https://t.co/U378mUdl6V
The show will be a 10-episode drama is inspired by the life and professional success of entrepreneur and Soul Train creator Don Cornelius, played by Sinqua Walls. Walls has appeared in various shows including VH1’s The Breaks and Starz’ Power.
The cast includes Kelly Price, Jason Dirden, Iantha Richardson, and many more. Kelly Rowland will have a guest-starring stint as legendary Gladys Knight.
Jesse Collins (The New Edition Story, The Bobby Brown Story) Jonathan Prince and Devon Greggory will executive produce. Don’s son, Tony Cornelius, will co-executive produce alongside Andy Horne.
Watch the teaser here.