Jesse Owens Biopic Movie

Jesse Owens Biopic movie production status is currently Pre-Production

July 30, 2015 • Key talent and film crew being hired; budgeting, preparing and planning of production schedule; approving final shooting script Production expected to start this Fall.

Who's Involved:

Anthony Mackie, Jamie Linden, George Olson

Release Date:

Runtime: N/A
Language: English

Plot: What's the story about?

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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Who stars in Jesse Owens Biopic: Cast List

... Jesse Owens

The Hurt Locker, Pain and Gain  

Who's making Jesse Owens Biopic: Crew List

A look at the Jesse Owens Biopic behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Stephen Hopkins last directed The Fugitive and Race.



Jamie Linden
Anthony Mackie


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Production: What we know about Jesse Owens Biopic?

Filming Timeline

  1. July 2015: The film was in Pre-Production status.

    Production expected to start this Fall.

  2. May 2014: The film was in Development status.

Jesse Owens Biopic Release Date: When is the film coming out?

Jesse Owens Biopic is coming out To Be Announced (TBA).

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