May 28, 2024 12:44 pm

Jalyn Hall Talks Playing Emmett Till in Heartbreaking Biopic
Jalyn Hall Talks Playing Emmett Till in Heartbreaking Biopic

Jalyn Hall Talks Playing Emmett Till in Heartbreaking Biopic

Ahead of the wide theatrical release of Till, one of the film’s stars spoke with TMZ about what it was like to be a part of the film. Based on the tragic true story of Emmett Till, the film stars Danielle Deadwyler as Till’s mother, Mamie Till-Mobley, with Jalyn Hill co-starring as Emmett. After her son was brutally murdered in 1955 when he was just 14 years old, Till-Mobley devoted the rest of her life to activism for the Civil Rights Movement; the film is told from her perspective.

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​Till follows Danielle Deadwyler as the mother of a teenage boy murdered by white supremacists in the 1950s. Read More