Aldis Hodge

Episode six single-handedly went somewhere that very few television networks go. Aisha Hinds as Harriet Tubman is utterly spellbinding, authentic and just, damn good. The opening scene takes us straight into Harriet preparing for the day, tightening a corset that looks like armor, under a dress that looks like a military uniform. Set in an auction […]

Each week things heat up and Wednesday’s episode was no different! Let’s jump in. Cato hosts a prestigious party in Philadelphia attended by Frederick Douglass (played by the show’s Executive Producer, John Legend) and other prominent abolitionists to discuss the cause, but not before chaos ensues. Back at the boarding house, hunters arrest Georgia for […]

After last week’s episode, I was extremely grateful for somewhat of a breather. For Ernestine’s lungs, but especially for Rosalee. Although it’s acting, I was ’bout worn out for my girl. Before we tackle tonight’s drama, look at this behind the scene moment Jurnee Smollett Bell shared on her Instagram. She and husband Josiah Bell […]

This was by far the most violent episode of the entire series. From the domestic violence between Ernestine and Hicks to Rosalee trying to survive on the run to Angela Bassett‘s  impeccable, yet oddly demonic cameo, episode three was definitely intense. Let’s start at the beginning. Daniel (Bokeem Woodbine) is reading like a pro and although I […]

Let’s jump right in. We start off back in Louisville on the plantation where Daniel (Bokeem Woodbine) and his family live. He’s learned to read and write (an extremely dangerous skill for a slave) and professes his love for his wife by writing the word. As sweet as the gesture is, she immediately destroys all […]

Oh. My. God. You know, I usually hate when I have to wait an entire year before a new season returns but Creator Misha Green (hey Black girl) and her amazing writing team did not disappoint. The first episode of season two was chock full of surprises. Let’s walk through a few of them. Introducing Bokeem […]

Underground returns tonight with some new characters and a new mission. I sat down with the entire cast, Jurnee Smollett, Aldis Hodge, Alano Miller, Jessica de Gouw, Amirah Vann, Aisha Hinds and the creators, Misha Green and Joe Pokaski. The first season was nominated for four NAACP Image Awards, including Outstanding Drama Series and Outstanding […]

Best-known for his roles in Leverage and Underground, Aldis Hodge is back on the big screen alongside Octavia Spencer, Taraji P. Henson and Janelle Monae in Hidden Figures. He talks to the Tom Joyner Morning Show about his bevy of roles and reveal his West Indian heritage and love for cooking. How does he land […]

  Aldis Hodge is best known for his roles in Friday Night Lights, Straight Outta Compton and Leverage, but the North Carolina native has captured…

Check out "Underground" tomorrow night at 10 p.m. on WGN.

WGN America’s new Underground Railroad drama will screen at the White House on Monday evening, continuing a monthlong celebration of Black History.

Jurnee Smollett Bell, Aldis Hodge, and Chris Meloni are set to premiere "Underground," which hits TV screens in early 2016 on WGN.