Nate Parker – who took two years off from his acting career to write, produce, direct and star in the already critically acclaimed Birth of a Nation – has given his first TV interview to Anderson Cooper for 60 Minutes.
The interview will air on CBS on Sunday, October 2nd (7/6C).
Nate Parker took two years of from his mainstream acting career to write, direct, produce and star in Birth of a Nation – a tale of a literate slave and preacher, Nat Turner, who agrees to use his preaching to mollify the slaves of a financially strained owner, Samuel Turner. After witnessing countless atrocities, he turns his skills to orchestrating an uprising in hopes of leading his people to freedom.
Birth of a Nation premieres on October 7th. Check out the first trailer after the break.