Star Wars actor Glover plays Earnest Marks, a Princeton dropout who returns to his hometown of Atlanta to discover his cousin Alfred (Brian Tyree Henry) has become the hottest new rap act. Lakeith Stanfield co-stars as Darius, Alfred’s right-hand man and visionary.
BBC2 has the rights to the ten-episode first series, which originally launched in the US in September 2016. The second season ends in the States next week.
Glover is next appearing in Solo: A Star Wars Story as Lando Calrissian.
Atlanta begins in the UK on Sunday 13th May at 10pm on BBC2.
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