Status: Development As of May 8, 2017
Development: Story selection and rights acquired; idea being crafted into usable script; financing and casting attachments sought; aiming for 'greenlight'.
The story of the groundbreaking Clarence Darrow-Ossian Sweet civil rights cases.
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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).
paraphrased plot formulation from variety.com
Trivia & Production Notes
- Based on Kevin Boyle’s book "Arc of Justice: A Saga of Race, Civil Rights, and Murder in the Jazz Age".