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Tuesday, June 04, 2013

Paul Robeson Film In the Works

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Paul Robeson
Here's some great news -- In the pre-production phase is a film about the great Paul Robeson.

The film "Robeson," is the true story of a great American and the most talented all-round African-American in history -- a graduate of Rutgers and Columbia Universities, professional football player, lawyer, actor, singer, orator, political and civil rights activist, international star, and tireless campaigner for human rights. (IMDb)

Director: Darrell Roodt
Playing Paul Robeson: David Harewood


David Harewood

6 comments:

Anonymous said...

All right, I can not wait to see this film. It's a well over due.

MaDear

Alicia Benjamin said...

Say it again MaDear -- WELL OVERDUE! Paul Robeson was a great hero for anybody who is an artist, politician, leader, activist, or American!

Anonymous said...

pretty good casting of david harewood for the role of paul robeson.

Alicia Benjamin said...

I'll say! He looks a lot like him and carries himself regally, like Robeson. Can't wait to see this one!

Anonymous said...

what is the name of the movie?

Alicia Benjamin said...

The name of the movie is "Robeson". Thanks for asking! Now I'll include the name of the movie in the post.

Alicia