Kyle Patrick Alvarez, who directed the seven-episode follow-up, details how the show forged ahead without Julia Roberts.
The singer-songwriter said her first lead role explores the effects of slavery and is one of her "toughest roles to date."
"It's time to come alive because the Oscars is so white!" she sang in the opening of the 92nd Academy Awards.
The "Dirty Computer" singer spared no sparkle.
"Excited and ready for this wild ride,” the singer/songwriter wrote about her new role on Twitter.
Cynthia Erivo stars as Tubman in "Harriet," which also features appearances by Janelle Monáe and Leslie Odom Jr.
Congrats to Janelle Monáe, Jake Borelli, Josie Totah and more.
Stars including Cardi B, Leon Bridges, Brandi Carlile and Janelle Monáe have publicly thanked the former president for the recognition.
The singer-songwriter will play the civil rights activist who co-founded Ms. magazine with Steinem in “The Glorias: A Life On The Road."
Janelle Monáe delivered a tearful statement after learning her album “Dirty Computer” was nominated for a Grammy for album of the year.