Jesse Owens Biopic

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Status: Pre-Production As of July 30, 2015

Pre-Production: Key talent and film crew being hired; budgeting, preparing and planning of production schedule; approving final shooting script. Production expected to start this Fall.

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TBA | Biography Drama

This film will focus on the run-up to the 1936 games, and the profound impact that the performance by Owens had on the world. Hitler refused to shake his hand, and the racism evident in the U.S. meant... more

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Anthony Mackie
Jesse Owens
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George Olson
Jamie Linden

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This film will focus on the run-up to the 1936 games, and the profound impact that the performance by Owens had on the world. Hitler refused to shake his hand, and the racism evident in the U.S. meant that FDR wouldn’t do it in public, either.
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