Arc of Justice Movie

Arc of Justice movie is currently in Development

May 8, 2017 • Story selection and rights acquired; idea being crafted into usable script; financing and casting attachments sought; aiming for 'greenlight'.

Who's Involved:

David Oyelowo, Russell Crowe, Mark Gordon, Jose Padilha, Matt Jackson, Max Borenstein, Hawk Koch, Rodney Barnes

Release Date:

To Be Announced (TBA)

Rating: N/A

Runtime: N/A

The story of the groundbreaking Clarence Darrow-Ossian Sweet civil rights cases.

Arc of Justice Plot: What's the story?

The true story centers on a racial incident in 1925 Detroit that put African American doctor Ossian Sweet (Oyelowo) on the stand for murder. His defense was funded by the nascent National Association for the Advancement of Colored People and led by Darrow (Crowe).

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Film Details & Notes: What do we know about Arc of Justice?

  1. Based on Kevin Boyle’s book "Arc of Justice: A Saga of Race, Civil Rights, and Murder in the Jazz Age".

Crew and Production Credits: Who's making Arc of Justice?

A look at the Arc of Justice behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Jose Padilha last directed 7 Days in Entebbe and Rio, I Love You. The film's writer Max Borenstein last wrote Kong: Skull Island and The Seventh Son.


Mark Gordon
Matt Jackson
Hawk Koch

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Production Timeline: When did the Arc of Justice come together?

On or about May 8, 2017 • The film was in Development status.

Arc of Justice Release Date: When is it coming out?

Arc of Justice is coming out To Be Announced (TBA).
United States

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