Martin Luther King Biopic to be Released Christmas Day

Martin Luther King Biopic

The Martin Luther King, Jr. biopic Selma is set to release Christmas Day in select theaters. The Ava DuVernay-produced film will star David Oyelowo, Carmen Ejogo, Wendell Pierce Cuba Gooding Jr. and Oprah Winfrey. Selma will tell the story of the civil rights leaders’ fight for voting rights in the 1960s.

The Hollywood Reporter reported that the film is currently in the works in Georgia and Alabama. Although the immediate release will be on Christmas, there are plans for the film to expand as of January 9.

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