Daniel Kaluuya Eyeing Black Panther Party Leader Role in Ryan Coogler's Film
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The 'Get Out' star is in talks to star as the late Fred Hampton in 'Jesus Was My Homeboy', while 'Selma' actor Keith Stanfield is in negotiations to play FBI informant William O'Neal.

AceShowbiz - "Get Out" star Daniel Kaluuya is reportedly in talks to portray late African-American activist Fred Hampton in Ryan Coogler's Black Panther Party film.

The filmmaker, who also directed superhero film "Black Panther", is producing a movie about the late leader of civil rights protest group and he is keen to reunite with the actor on the new project.

According to Deadline, Keith Stanfield is in negotiations to portray William O'Neal, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) informant who gave authorities information about Hampton's apartment before the raid that led to his death in 1969.

Shaka King will direct and co-produce the film from his own script, co-written by Will Berson. The project, chronicling Hampton's rise through the ranks of the controversial political party, will be told from O'Neal's perspective.

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