Steven Spielberg to Produce Martin Luther King Jr. Biopic 


Steven Spielberg has been wanting to work on a film about the life of Martin Luther King Jr. Now, DreamWorks has acquired the rights and is bringing a biopic on the slain civil rights leader to the bigscreen.

Spielberg told Variety, "We are all honored that the King Estate is giving us the opportunity to tell the story of these defining, historic events."

"It is our hope that the creative power of film and the impact of Dr. King's life can combine to present a story of undeniable power that we can all be proud of."

No word yet on the casting or the planned release date.

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