Oliver Stone, Jamie Foxx Eye MLK Biopic

Oliver Stone is in early talks to direct an untitled biopic about Martin Luther King Jr. at Warner Bros. Pictures and DreamWorks.

Jamie Foxx is also in early talks to star as MLK in the movie which has been in development since 2009. The story would follow the famed civil rights activist from his rise all the way to his assassination in 1968.

Kario Salem penned the script with Steven Spielberg, Suzanne De Passe, Madison Jones and Samuel Nappi producing.

Source: Variety