EXCLUSIVE: Danny Painter chats to Morgan Freeman about his new TV show

EXCLUSIVE: Danny Painter chats to Morgan Freeman about his new TV show

Danny Painter got to speak to the legendary actor Morgan Freeman about his brand new TV show with the History Channel, 'The Great Escapes'. 

Morgan Freeman

Danny Painter is back with another hard hitting interview. 

This time, she speaks to none other than Academy Award-winning actor Morgan Freeman about his brand new TV show with the  History Channel - 'The Great Escapes'. 

The new TV show is not only produced by the star, but he is also the host. 

The show tells the story of Africa’s real life greatest prison escapes that have captured the attention of the world. 

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Morgan gets an up close and personal view of the prisoners’ meticulous planning and their suspense-filled break outs.

“I’ve been inside the minds of prisoners in my acting career, and I’m looking forward to stepping inside the most notorious prisons in the world, like Alcatraz, Sing Sing, Riker’s Island and Leavenworth. Audiences will feel like they’re making the escapes themselves as I walk them into a virtual world and through the greatest escapes in history,” said Freeman in a statement. 

Catch the show on the HISTORY® Channel Africa on DStv 186 every Saturday, starting 26 March. 

In the mean time, enjoy his interview with Danny Painter below. 

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