Oscar award-winning actress Regina King is set to make her big screen directorial debut. The star is set to direct a movie adaptation of Kemp Powers’ play, One Night in Miami.
The story is about a young Cassius Clay who becomes the World Heavyweight Boxing Champion after winning a fight against Sonny Liston. He then travels to the Hampton House Motel in Miami to celebrate with his friends – singer Sam Cooke, activist Malcolm X, and football star Jim Brown.
Regina King to make big screen directorial debut. We can’t wait to watch!
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