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David Oyelowo to Star in Civil Rights Drama “Arc of Justice”

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David Oyelowo

David Oyelowo is set to star as Clarence Darrow-Ossin in new film Arc of Justice.

Russell Crowe is also in talks to star in the upcoming film based on the groundbreaking real life Clarence Darrow-Ossin Sweet civil rights cases.

Arc of Justice is based on Kevin Boyle’s book “Arc of Justice: A Saga of Race, Civil Rights, and Murder in the Jazz Age” and follows the story of the civil rights case.

The film centres “on a racial incident in 1925 Detroit that put African-American doctor Ossian Sweet (David) on the stand for murder. His defence was funded by the nascent National Association for the Advancement of Colored People and led by Clarence.

2 Comments

  1. York

    May 10, 2017 at 1:03 pm

    Shine on David. Love all the biography movie you acted in

  2. Chu

    May 11, 2017 at 12:25 pm

    Seems he is being typecasted now and that is not good for actors, first it was The Butler, then Martins Luther King in Selma, now another Civil Rights movie.

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