Morgan Freeman will star in the drama Lovely Jim Key. This is reported by The Hollywood Reporter.
The script for the project will be done by Robert Rodat, who previously worked on such famous movies as Saving Private Ryan. and `` Patriot. ''
The movie will tell the real story of a former slave, a veteran of the American Civil War and a self-taught veterinarian, Dr. William Key, who taught a horse named Fine Jim Key to read, write and perform the simplest mathematical calculations.
Since Dr. Key was black, he could only demonstrate a unique horse at all kinds of fairs. Until he hired a nearly drunken white promoter. Together they made Lovely Jim Key a national sensation and the main star of the 1904 St. Louis exhibition.
The project has not yet been scheduled. It will be presented to potential investors at the Cannes Film Market.
The Topic of Article: Morgan Freeman will teach a horse to read.