Between American Crime Story and the recent documentary, O.J.: Made In America, people can’t seem to get enough about O.J. Simpson’s rise and fall and the lawyers involved in the infamous trial.
With this sudden interest, it was only a matter of time before Johnnie Cochran got attention too.
Anthony Mackie will play Cochran in the untitled project, which will focus on police brutality in 1981. The director of Mandela: The Long Walk To Freedom, Justin Chadwick, is making a deal to helm the project.
A release date hasn’t been set as the film is currently still in development.
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