“Uncle Toms Cabin” is coming for streaming on August 26th.
The new series, which is set in a future where a character named Uncle Tom has been turned into a “super-powered” person called Uncle Tom, will be available for streaming from Netflix on the streaming service.
Netflix CEO Reed Hastings told reporters at the Television Critics Association press tour that the streaming company is excited to announce the upcoming series, calling it a “great opportunity to bring a character from our universe to our fans.”
“I’m proud to announce that Uncle Tom’s Cabaret will be joining the Netflix family of original series on August 27,” Hastings said, adding that the new series will be the first of many that will appear on Netflix in the coming years.
“We’re excited to add a new Uncle Tom series to the family and we look forward to sharing more details as they become available.”