FOX hosted a special Chicago screening of their upcoming series "Shots Fired," created by Gina Prince-Bythewood and Reggie Rock Bythewood. Over 200 guests arrived at AMC River East 21 to preview the show, which stars Sanaa Lathan, Stephan James and Mack Wilds. After a pre-event reception, FOX 32 reporterJake Hamilton greeted the audience followed by a message from Reggie Bythewood delivered by FOX publicist Jessica Wilson. "Shots" cast member Aisha Hinds and executive producerFrancie Calfo were on hand to participate in a post-screening Q&A including Northwestern University professor E. Patrick Johnson and moderated by Ebony Magazine managing editor Kathy Chaney.
Special thanks to Ebony Magazine, National Urban League Young Professionals and theBlack Hollywood Education & Resource Center.
#ShotsFired premieres March 22 at 8/7c on FOX, prior to the spring return of "Empire" at 9/8c. Follow the show on social media at @ShotsFiredFOX.