Samuel L. Jackson has given acclaimed performances in films such as A Time to Kill and Pulp Fiction. He even lent his brand of charisma for Capitol One credit card commercials. It would come as no surprise the actor would take his talents to the world of television hosting.
Now, Jackson is set to host six-part Canadian docuseries Enslaved, which will take a look at slavery through the lens of underwater archaeology. The development and premiere of the documentary will coincide with the 400-year anniversary since the first African slave was brought to the New World.
“For me, this is much more than a TV series,” Jackson said. “For me, Enslaved is an attempt to give a voice to the millions whose voices were silenced.” Enslaved will be produced Simcha Jacobovici, an Israeli-Canadian film director and journalist known for films like Deadly Currents and The Exodus Decoded. No release date has been announced for Enslaved as of yet.