Ava DuVernay is directing the civil rights drama, which is being produced by Brad Pitt and Oprah Winfrey
Winfrey will produce miniseries based on "America: In the King Years"
Departed folk icon on song he helped make a Civil Rights anthem
Director says he will not be involved in biopic about Civil Rights leader
President praises Civil Rights workers who marched with MLK, saying they changed America
Co-author of speech recalls a historic day in Washington
The writer-director won Best Director at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival for her second feature, "Middle of Nowhere"
Angela Bassett and Mary J. Blige will play the widows of Martin Luther King Jr. and Malcolm X in "Betty & Coretta"
"The Help" star's MLK-referencing speech brought "recognition and light to this workforce," association president says
The two studios had been developing separate projects about the slain civil rights leader
The studio had an aggressive timeline for "Memphis," but the pieces didn't fall into place on time
On Obama, racist Irishmen and why it's good to be a pimp.