Cheadle To Star In “Prince of Darkness”

Don Cheadle is set to star in and produce the biopic “Prince of Darkness” about 19th century black millionaire Jeremiah G. Hamilton.

The larger-than-life Hamilton who amassed a $2 million fortune by the time of his death in 1875. In his time he dealt extensively in the white business world, married a white woman, bought a mansion in rural New Jersey, and owned railroad stock.

Steven Baigelman (“Miles Ahead”) will adapt the script from Shane White’s non-fiction novel.

Source: Variety