2019 Urbanworld Film Festival

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via TheChristianPost/Jeannie Law,:

A biographical film on the historic mission of Harriet Tubman will hit theaters this fall and lead actress Cynthia Erivo says prayer helped her get through one of her most difficult scenes.

Erivo revealed that she had a rough time with a scene in the movie where Tubman is faced with the possibility of failing her first rescue mission and she, as an actress, had to ask God for help in portraying the abolitionist.

“The only thing I could do, really, to center myself was to pray,” Erivo shared with the audience during the Q&A.

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