Godfather of Harlem

Forest Whitaker to star in Epix mobster series

MGM-owned cable channel Epix has given a straight-to-series order for ABC Signature Studios-produced drama, Godfather of Harlem, which will star Oscar winner Forest Whitaker. Written by Chris Brancato and Paul Eckstein, the ten-episode series tells the true story of crime boss Bumpy Johnson (Whitaker), who in the early 1960s returned from ten years in prison […]