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Dreamworks to Produce Martin Luther King, Jr. Bio-Pic

Dreamworks Studios has gained the life rights to Martin Luther King, Jr. from The King Estate. Steven Spielberg, Suzanne de Passe and Madison Jones have signed on to produce a bio-pic of the civil rights leader.This will be the first feature-length film a

April 6, 2018

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Dreamworks Studios has gained the life rights to Martin Luther King, Jr. from The King Estate. Steven Spielberg, Suzanne de Passe and Madison Jones have signed on to produce a bio-pic of the civil rights leader.

This will be the first feature-length film authorized by The King Estate to use the intellectual property of Dr. King.

"We are all honored that The King Estate is giving us the opportunity to tell the story of these defining, historic events," says 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."

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