These Men Will Portray Cassius Clay, Jim Brown, Malcolm X & Sam Cooke — And It’s All Thanks To Regina King

by Krystal Franklin

January 8, 2020

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Regina King is behind One Night In Miami, a play-turned-movie by Kemp Powers, that follows a real-life night featuring a pre-Muhammad Ali Cassius Clay, Jim Brown, Malcolm X and Sam Cooke.

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The cast of the film was announced and it stars a few familiar faces.

Kingsley Ben-Adir (The OA) as Malcom X

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Aldis Hodge (Clemency) as Jim Brown

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Tony winner Leslie Odom, Jr. as Sam Cooke

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Eli Goree (Riverdale) as Cassius Clay

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