Precious Director Takes On “Selma”

Lee Daniels (“Precious”) is in advanced talks to direct civil rights movement feature “Selma” for Cloud Eight Films, Plan B and Pathe U.K. says Variety.

Paul Webb has penned the talked about script about the historic 1965 march in the Alabama town that marked the political and emotional peak of the civil rights movement.

A cast and budget are currently being sorted out. Christian Colson (“Slumdog Millionaire”) will produce with filming kicking off in early Spring.