David Oyelowo and Carmen Ejogo will star as Martin Luther King Jr. and Coretta Scott King
Ava DuVernay is directing the civil rights drama, which is being produced by Brad Pitt and Oprah Winfrey
David Oyelowo is starring as the civil rights leader
The writer-director won Best Director at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival for her second feature, "Middle of Nowhere"
Danny Strong (HBO's "Recount") wrote the original draft for producer Laura Ziskin
"Ratatouille" director Brad Bird is a candidate to direct "Mission: Impossible IV" for Paramount
Civil rights drama stars Hugh Jackman and Lenny Kravitz
'Precious' director says Hugh will play lead in civil rights drama
"Precious" director in negotiations for civil rights drama.