Selma Movie

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Who's Involved:

Brad Pitt, Dede Gardner, Christian Colson, Tessa Thompson, David Oyelowo, Tom Wilkinson, Oprah Winfrey, Carmen Ejogo, Tim Roth, Dylan Baker, Jeremy Kleiner, Cedric the Entertainer, Ava DuVernay, Wendell Pierce, Jeremy Strong, Colman Domingo, Andre Holland, Paul Webb, Omar J. Dorsey, Cameron McCracken, John Lavelle, Paul Garnes

Release Date:

Thursday, December 25, 2014 (Limited)

Rating: N/A

Runtime: N/A

Plot: What's the story about?

Selma is the story of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s historic struggle to secure voting rights for all people – a dangerous and terrifying campaign that culminated with the epic march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, and led to President Johnson signing the Voting Rights Act of 1965.

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Cast: Who stars in it?

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    ... Martin Luther King Jr.

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    A Haunted House, Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events

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    ... Coretta Scott King

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Crew: Who's making Selma

A look at the Selma behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Ava DuVernay last directed A Wrinkle in Time and The 13th. The film's writer Paul Webb last wrote Lincoln and Four Knights.


Paul Webb


Christian Colson
Dede Gardner
Jeremy Kleiner
Brad Pitt
Oprah Winfrey

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Production: What we know about Selma

Key Facts

  1. Oprah Winfrey will play Annie Lee Cooper, an elderly woman and visible leader amongst the civil rights protesters in Selma who tried to register to vote and was unfairly denied by the sheriff.

Filming Timeline

On or about November 7, 2014, the film was in Completed status.

On or about May 28, 2014, the film was in Production status.

Photography commenced late May 2014 - the film is shooting in Atlanta, Georgia, and Montgomery and Selma, Alabama.

On or about July 11, 2013, the film was in Pre-Production status.

On or about February 23, 2011, the film was in Development status.

Project seens to have stalled

On or about November 18, 2009, the film was in Pre-Production status.

Selma Release Date: When was it released?

Selma was released in 2014 on Thursday, December 25, 2014 (Limited release). There were 6 other movies released on the same date, including Into the Woods, Unbroken and The Interview.

When will the movie be on Blu-ray & DVD?

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

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