#BlackGirlMagic: Anika Noni Rose Set To Star And Produce New Shirley Chisholm Biopic

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Anika Noni Rose Set To Star And Produce New Shirley Chisholm Biopic

Actress Anika Noni Rose is set to only produce but star in a new biopic about the life and times of politician Shirley Chisholm according to Essence Magazine:

A film about Shirley Chisholm, the first African-American woman elected to the United States Congress, is currently in development and Tony award-winning actress Anika Noni Rose is set to produce and star in the production.

According to Shadow & Act, Viola Davis was originally attached to the film when it was first announced in 2010.

In an update, Barbara Bullard, a producer on the film, confirmed to the site that Rose is currently set to produce and star.

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