Spielberg plans Martin Luther King biopic

Steven Spielberg To Produce Martin Luther King Jr. Biopic

Steven Spielberg has signed up produce a biopic of civil rights leaderMartin Luther King .

Having copyrighted his speeches, books and works, the film will mark the first time that Dr King’s estate have allowed producers to us his intellectual property, such as his famous 1963 ‘I Have A Dream’ speech.

“We are all honoured that the King estate is giving us the opportunity to tell the story of these defining, historic events,” said Spielberg.

“It is our hope that the creative power of film and the impact of Dr. King’s life can combine to present a story of undeniable power that we can all be proud of.”