Well, if the trailer made me cry that hard, the series is going to have a powerful impact.
Upcoming ABC series 'When We Rise' received its first trailer today, and it packs an emotional punch.
The 6 episode mini-series was written by Oscar winner Dustin Lance Black ("Milk"; all 6 episodes were written by Black) and features a star studded lineup:
Guy Pearce, Mary Louise Parker, Whoopi Goldberg, Rosie O'Donnell, Rachel Griffiths as well as Michael Kenneth Williams, Emily Skeggs, and Austin McKenzie.
The series chronicles the gay rights movement, beginning with the 1969 Stonewall riots.
The series airs this coming February.