Cast of ‘One Night in Miami...’ talks about new film

Oscar winner Regina King makes her directorial debut in the film, which is inspired by the night Sam Cooke, Jim Brown, Malcolm X and Muhammad Ali spent together.
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Take a look ahead now to one night in Miami susteren Regina kings debut as a director of the movie inspired by the ninth Sam cook Jim Brown Malcolm X. And Mohammad Ali all met in line. Junior Norman spoke to start. February 25 19644. Towering pillars of American history converge for a one night in Miami. I'll bet that the one of the many. The cast of actors transforming into real life giants Leslie Odom junior as king of soul Sam Cooke -- this hot jazz NFL great Jim Brown. Eli glory playing the greatest Cassius Clay soon to become Mohammad Ali. And Kingsley Bennett dear becoming civil rights icon Malcolm X masterfully capturing the essence of each man. I think this is like the first Hamas either project wasn't thinking about where I was so engrossed. In everything. The fictional story by playwright Ken powers imagined how that historic meeting of the minds at Miami's Hampton house who would have played out. But the themes and issues of the black struggle it how to overcome still as relevant today as they were over half a century ago. The what I am a wall or what's kitchen table. What are you doing. Are you doing enough. You know. That's the question we all ask ourselves back it was an anti and that it was an interest you'll meet these conversations could get right now. You'll tell us how little has changed. But all that needed to do look don't like this tells us how are we have gone. America's a different experience for many people. And to you have to be treaty to the truth. And oh yeah. And Oscar winner Regina king and not just bringing the story to life but making the story singing and her directorial debut. U verse to complete it and ocean yeah. Some surveys taken emirate Janus cop and the choices that are. She's made in the united cameramen here in the music for the first time dominance in that Abu guises performance isn't like it's a real 10 it. Not unlike my time and Hamilton Lin Manuel gave a room full of black and brown people be evidence comedian we're capable of more than we're being asked to do. Camden Regina hasn't given to four of us at least the evidence of once again if we're giving them resources the times piece we can do something great. For Good Morning America today Norman ABC news New York. It does look great thank you Jeannette won at a Miami's and select theaters now in an Amazon prime video this track.

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