The film is an adaptation from the play Frederick Douglass Now written by and starring Roger Guenveur Smith (Queen Sugar).
Douglass was a Maryland native and a former slave as well as an anti-slavery advocate that went on to be a speaker and newspaper publisher.
There is no word yet on when the movie will come out.
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