Thuso Mbedu
Newsweek|May 21 - 28, 2021 (Double Issue)
FOR MOST ACTORS, GETTING THE LEAD IN A HIGHLY ANTICIPATED PROJECT LIKE Amazon Prime’s The Underground Railroad (May 14) from Oscar-winning director Barry Jenkins would be intimidating, but not for Thuso Mbedu, who plays Cora, the series lead. “Stuff like that doesn’t actually register.
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