The 15 Most Anticipated Black Biopics We Want To See
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Paul Greengrass' Memphis has actor Forest Whitaker in talks to star in, while Lee Daniels' (The Butler) replaced Ava DuVernay on Selma. There are at least five projects that have been in-production for the last few years. Wesley Snipes has one in the works which explores J. Edgar Hoover's campaign to discredit The Great Liberator. Oprah Winfrey is equally working on an HBO miniseries with Steven Spielberg and DreamWorks. At the moment, the only films that are making some leeway are Selma with David Oyelowo and Memphis.