Amazon Casts ‘Black-ish’ Rising Star As First ‘American Girl’!

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Amazon has announced that Marsai Martin (“Black-ish”) has been cast in their upcoming American Girl live-action special “Melody, 1963: Love Has to Win, an American Girl Story.” This is the first of four upcoming American Girl specials.  The special is based in 1963 Detroit, where Melody becomes aware of the racial inequality dividing the country.

“Melody, 1963” is produced by Common (“Selma”), Tina Mabry (“Queen Sugar”) and executive produced by Alison McDonald (“Roots”). “Melody, 1963: Love Has to Win, an American Girl Story” is set to premiere this fall on Amazon Prime Video.

Source: Variety

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