Oliver Stone Drops Out of Martin Luther King Jr. Biopic

Oliver Stone Drops Out of Martin Luther King Jr. Biopic
Oliver Stone has been in negotiations to direct the Untitled Martin Luther King Jr. Project for DreamWorks, with Jamie Foxx in talks to star as the Civil Rights Leader, since October. We haven't heard anything else about the biopic until today, when the filmmaker took to his Twitter page to reveal that he is no longer involved due to creative differences with the producers, while blasting those who controll Martin Luther King's estate and the black community for suffocating the truth about the man.

Sad news. My Mlk project involvement has ended. I did an extensive rewrite of the script, but the producers won’t go with it.

Oliver Stone (@TheOliverStone) January 17, 2014

The script dealt w/ issues of adultery, conflicts within the movement, and King’s spiritual transformation into a higher, more radical being

Oliver Stone (@TheOliverStone) January 17, 2014

I’m told the estate & the ‘respectable’ black community that guard
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