Jurnee Smollett-Bell cast for Lovecraft Country on HBO: Jurnee Smollett-Bell stars in one of the most important roles of the HBO’s horror drama television series “Lovecraft Country” that joins up Smollett-Bell with Misha Green, the writer and executive producer of the show.
“Lovecraft Country,” in view of the book of a similar name by Matt Ruff that features a 25-year-old who gets together with his companion Letitia “Leti” Dandridge (Smollett-Bell) and his Uncle George to set out on an excursion across 1950s Jim Crow America to locate his missing dad. They should endure and conquer both the supremacist fear of white America and the pernicious spirits that could be torn from a Lovecraft soft cover.
Leti has bundled her approach across the country as a photographer and civil rights campaigner. Letitia is portrayed as having hustled her way the nation over as a craftsman fighting for social equality and now ends up back home hoping to plant a few roots.