AAFCA Hosts Private Screening And Roundtable Discussion With The Cast Of Onyx Collective’s Reasonable Doubt Thursday 27 October, 2022

On Monday, October 24th, Disney’s Onyx Collective joined the African American Film Critics Association (AAFCA) to host a private screening and roundtable discussion with the stars of Disney’s Onyx Collective’s Reasonable Doubt; McKinley Freeman, Tim Jo, Sean Patrick Thomas and Victor Rasuk, producer Roger Bob, and moderator popular Atlanta radio host, Kenny Burns.

ATLANTA, GEORGIA – OCTOBER 24: Kenny Burns, Tim Jo, McKinley Freeman, Victor Rasuk, Sean Patrick Thomas speak onstage as AAFCA Presents Reasonable Doubt’s Private Screening Reception and Roundtable Event on October 24, 2022 at Auburn Avenue Research Library in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Derek White/Getty Images for Disney/Onyx Collective)

The event kicked off with an elegant pre-reception including small bites, libations and great conversations. Attendees of the AAFCA organization received an opportunity to view an exclusive preview of episode 106 “Renegade”. The screening was followed by a dynamic cast panel discussion moderated by Kenny Burns. The cast members discussed various topics including their roles on the show and how their roles support Emayatzy Corinealdi, who plays Jax Stewart, how the show paints a positive role of Black men and fatherhood, the importance of family and how it is displayed on the show, life after incarceration, Jay Z’s song titles as influence for the episode titles and so much more.

ATLANTA, GEORGIA – OCTOBER 24: Tim Jo attends AAFCA Presents Reasonable Doubt’s Private Screening Reception and Roundtable Event on October 24, 2022 at Auburn Avenue Research Library in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Derek White/Getty Images for Disney/Onyx Collective)

ATLANTA, GEORGIA – OCTOBER 24: Victor Rasuk attends AAFCA Presents Reasonable Doubt’s Private Screening Reception and Roundtable Event on October 24, 2022 at Auburn Avenue Research Library in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Derek White/Getty Images for Disney/Onyx Collective)

ATLANTA, GEORGIA – OCTOBER 24: Sean Patrick Thomas attends AAFCA Presents Reasonable Doubt’s Private Screening Reception and Roundtable Event on October 24, 2022 at Auburn Avenue Research Library in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Derek White/Getty Images for Disney/Onyx Collective)

ATLANTA, GEORGIA – OCTOBER 24: McKinley Freeman attends AAFCA Presents Reasonable Doubt’s Private Screening Reception and Roundtable Event on October 24, 2022 at Auburn Avenue Research Library in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Derek White/Getty Images for Disney/Onyx Collective)

In addition, the men discussed the various conversations Reasonable Doubt highlights such as the conversation Daniel (TIm Jo) has with his brother and how Asians and African Americans coexist in Los Angeles.

ATLANTA, GEORGIA – OCTOBER 24: Victor Rasuk, McKinley Freeman, Kenny Burns, Tim Jo and Sean Patrick Thomas attend AAFCA Presents Reasonable Doubt’s Private Screening Reception and Roundtable Event on October 24, 2022 at Auburn Avenue Research Library in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Derek White/Getty Images for Disney/Onyx Collective)

The audience also received a chance to do a Q&A at the end, which fans of the show loved.

ATLANTA, GEORGIA – OCTOBER 24: Kenny Burns, Tim Jo, McKinley Freeman, Victor Rasuk, Sean Patrick Thomas and guests attend AAFCA Presents Reasonable Doubt’s Private Screening Reception and Roundtable Event on October 24, 2022 at Auburn Avenue Research Library in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Derek White/Getty Images for Disney/Onyx Collective)

Press in attendance included EBONY Magazine, Revolt TV, Upscale Magazine, Atlanta Daily World and more.

“Reasonable Doubt” holds a dynamic all-black writers room and has received critical acclaim. Kerry Washington makes her return to Hulu as director and executive producer and joins creator/showrunner, Raamla Mohamed for Onyx Collective’s first scripted series starring Emayatzy Corinealdi, McKinley Freeman, Michael Ealy, Sean Patrick Thomas, Tim Jo and more. “Reasonable Doubt” streams new episodes Tuesday’s on Hulu.

ATLANTA, GEORGIA – OCTOBER 24: A view of signage as AAFCA Presents Reasonable Doubt’s Private Screening Reception and Roundtable Event on October 24, 2022 at Auburn Avenue Research Library in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Derek White/Getty Images for Disney/Onyx Collective)

“Reasonable Doubt” is created, written and executive produced by Raamla Mohamed. Kerry Washington directs and executive produces alongside Pilar Savone for Simpson Street and Larry Wilmore via Wilmore Films. Shawn Holley and Jon Leshay serve as co-executive producers. The series is the first scripted drama from Onyx Collective and is produced by ABC Signature, a part of Disney Television Studios.

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