British actor David Oyelowo stars in Ava DuVernay
‘s biopic film ‘Selma’ which tells the story of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s tumultuous struggle to secure voting rights for all people.
The movie also stars fellow Brit Carmen Ejogo as Coretta Scott King and Oprah Winfrey as Annie Lee Cooper.
The movie focuses on the three-month period in 1965, when Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. headed a march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama to ensure equal voting rights for all men and women. The campaign led to President Johnson signing the Voting Rights Act of 1965.
The movie is set to be released from December 25, 2014.
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