www.411mania.com
|  News |  Film Reviews |  Columns |  DVD/Other Reviews |  News Report |
SPOTLIGHTS  SPOTLIGHTS
MOVIES/TV
// Keanu Reeves Catches A Female Intruder In His Home
MUSIC
// Ariana Grande Instagrams Her Booty in Tight Jeans
WRESTLING
// WWE Releases Developmental Diva
MMA
// Cyborg Says Ronda Rousey is Running From Her
GAMES
// New Multiplayer Gameplay Trailer Released for Battlefield Hardline


MOVIE REVIEW  MOVIE REVIEWS
//  A Walk Among the Tombstones Review
//  This Is Where I Leave You Review
//  The Zero Theorem Review
//  The November Man Review
//  As Above, So Below Review
//  Sin City: A Dame to Kill For Review
 HOT MOVIES
//  The Dark Knight Rises
//  The Avengers
//  Prometheus
//  The Amazing Spider-Man
//  Iron Man 3
//  The Hobbit
SYNDICATE  SYNDICATE



411mania RSS Feeds





Follow 411mania on Twitter!




Add 411 On Facebook
 


 
 411mania » Movies » News

Advertisement
Oprah Winfrey Joins MLK Film Selma
Posted by Jeremy Thomas on 06.20.2014



Paramount Pictures and Pathé have announced a big name joining their Martin Luther King Jr. film Selma. The companies announced that Oprah Winfrey has signed on to play the roll of Annie Lee Cooper, an elderly woman and visible leader amongst the civil rights protesters in Selma who tried to register to vote and was unfairly denied by the sheriff.

The film is about Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s struggle to secure voting rights for all people a dangerous and terrifying campaign that culminated with the epic march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, and led to President Johnson signing the Voting Rights Act of 1965. It stars David Oyelowo as Martin Luther King Jr., Tom Wilkinson as Lyndon Baines Johnson, Carmen Ejogo as Coretta Scott King, Andre Holland as Andrew Young, Omar J. Dorsey as James Orange, Alessandro Nivola as John Doar, Dylan Baker as J. Edgar Hoover, Giovanni Ribisi as Lee White, Tessa Thompson as Diane Nash, Colman Domingo as Ralph Abernathy, Stephen Root as Al Lingo, Jeremy Strong as James Reeb, with Tim Roth as George Wallace.

The studios also announced that the film will receive a limited release in the United States on Christmas Day before opening wide on January 9th, 2015.





MUST-READ 411 STORIES:

Top 5 Wanted Movie Re-Releases

A Walk Among the Tombstones Review

This Is Where I Leave You Review


comments powered by Disqus











www.41mania.com
Copyright (c) 2011 411mania.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
Click here for our privacy policy. Please help us serve you better, fill out our survey.
Use of this site signifies your agreement to our terms of use.