Civil rights leader and historical icon #RosaParks will be coming to the big screen pretty soon for the first time within a featured biopic!
According to #EbonyMagazine the featured film written by Charlie Kessler and Hamid Torabpour titled “ Rosa “ is set to depict the 24hours surrounding Parks arrest on December 1st, 1955 in Alabama which lead to the legendary Montgomery bus boycott. Parks serves as a key civil rights leader who’s bravery shifted an entire movement. Brooklyn College political science and author of The Rebellious Life of Mrs. Rosa Parks ; Jeanne Theoharris is set to contribute to the film as a consulting producer. Production is set to begin in 2019, there’s no word as of yet of the names of any official cast members.
“While most Americans have heard of Rosa Parks, the details of what happened that on the night she was arrested, and her lifetime of political courage and activism, are largely unknown,” Theoharis states in an interview with #Deadline. “The real story of Rosa Parks is far different, and even more inspiring and relevant for our times than the tale most children learn in school.”