Indian-American Veena Sud launches Netflix series Seven Seconds BEVERLY HILLS, CA – FEBRUARY 23: Clare-Hope Ashitey (L) and Veena Sud attend Netflix’s ‘Seven Seconds’ Premiere screening and post-reception in Beverly Hills, CA on February 23, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Charley Gallay/Getty Images for Netflix)
Indian-American filmmaker and scriptwriter Veena Sud has launched her Netflix miniseries Seven Seconds, a drama based on the death of a black teen after Ferguson. The 10-episode drama, set in Jersey City, will touch upon a sensitive subject involving a black teenager and a white police officer. The story sees the white police officer accidentally hitting the teenager with his car. When the officer reports this incident to his supervising officer, they decide to cover it up fearing backlash from community members. Sud reportedly came up with the plot of the movie in 2015 following a series of shocking events involving black…
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