Director: Unknown

Writer(s): Kevin Willmott

Starring: Unknown

Synopsis: The biopic follows the sporting story of the African American tennis icon who defied all odds, from the public courts in Richmond, Virginia, to becoming the only black man to win Wimbledon, the U.S. Open and the Australian Open, and was ranked No. 1 in the world in 1968 — one of the most charged eras in American history as the nation struggled with the assassinations of Robert Kennedy and Martin Luther King Jr., anti-Vietnam protests, and the civil rights movement — before he retired in 1980.

Release Date: Unknown | Length: Unknown | Genre: Biography, History, Sports | MPAA Rating: Unknown

Note: Original announcement.

 

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