David OyelowoActor David Oyelowo ('Last King of Scotland') has landed the coveted role of Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. in Lee Daniels' ('Precious') upcoming film 'Selma.' The film, which co-stars Hugh Jackman as a racist sheriff, tracks the historic 1965 Civil Rights marches from Selma to Montgomery. No word yet on a release date. [Hollywood Reporter]

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