By Carma Henry


TV One begins production on new Rosa Parks film ‘Behind the Movement’

The film – starring Isaiah Washington, Loretta Devine and Roger Guenveur Smith – is slated to premiere in time for Black History Month 2018.

TV One announced that production is underway in Atlanta, Georgia for the new film, “Behind the Movement,” starring Meta Golding as Rosa Parks (“The Hunger Games”) ; Isaiah Washington as E.D. Nixon (“The 100”); Loretta Devine as Jo Ann Robinson (“Waiting to Exhale”), and Roger Guenveur Smith as Raymond Parks (“American Gangster”) also starring Shaun Clay as Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The film is slated to premiere in time for Black History Month 2018.

Behind the Movement is a unique and fast-paced retelling of how Rosa Parks’ refusal to give up her seat launched the history-making Montgomery Bus Boycott. The film will reveal the untold story of how a group of everyday people decided this incident was the right time to take a stand for their civil rights and demand equal treatment.

Rosa’s day as a seamstress at the Montgomery Fair Department Store, in Alabama in 1955, starts as any other, but her journey home was interrupted when the evening bus driver tells the Black passengers in …read more

Source:: The Westside Gazette