Regina King is set to star in an upcoming Shirley Chisholm biopic, Shirley. King and her sister, Reina King, will produce through heir production company, Royal Ties. The project has Chisholm’s life rights through an agreement with her estate. The feature will be written and directed by John Ridley.
This is the second Chisholm film in the works. Danai Gurira is attached to star in The Fighting Shirley Chisholm, which initially had Viola Davis earmarked to star. Uzo Aduba played Chisholm last year in the FX on Hulu limited series, Mrs. America. To Read More Click Here.