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Ava DuVernay Turns 'Central Park Five' Story Into Netflix Series [VIDEO]

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Ava DuVernay is working on her next big project.

According to Deadline, she is working on a four-part series about the "Central Park Five." Back in 1989, five teens from Harlem were wrongly accused of raping a jogger in a park in New York City. It wasn't until 2014 where they were released from prison after their names were finally cleared.

The series will look into the stories of Antron McCray, Kevin Richardson, Yusef Salaam, Raymond Santana and Korey Wise, the battle to prove their innocence, and I'm sure now President Donald Trump's role in shaping the narritive in the media.

Michael K. Williams, Vera Farmiga and John Leguizamo have all been confirmed for the project.

Take a look at a classic interview with the Central Park Five below.