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Don Cheadle To Play Jeremiah G. Hamilton


Don Cheadle is collaborating again with his ‘Miles Ahead’ co-writer Steven Baigelman as Cheadle is scheming to produce and act in the transformation of ‘Prince of Darkness’, the life story of Jeremiah G. Hamilton, authored by Shane White. Don Cheadle has recently obtained the entitlement for the film and television production authority of the 2015 novel, which documents the hidden tale of Jeremiah G. Hamilton, the first black Wall Street millionaire. Following his departure from Haiti in 1828, the black broker- dealer eluded the typecast during the mid of 19th century by ascending to higher statures in the business and economic world of New York.

War Machine, Golden Globe

The 52-year-old actor, Don Cheadle is popularly acknowledged for his impersonation of James Rhodes, also known as War Machine, in the Iron Man and Captain America, the Marvel movies. Cheadle won Golden Globe for his role in the ‘House of Lies’.

Jeremiah G. Hamilton

All the while his career as a businessman, Jeremiah possessed his private railroad stock in trains Jeremiah was lawfully forbidden from, collected ships, and engaged in the business of buying and selling of property. In 1875, the time Jeremiah Died, His property was approximated to be something around two million US dollars, which gave him the status of the most affluent non- white person in the United States of America. The novel won the New York City Book Award in 2016 and the Society of Historians of the Early American Republic’s best Book Prize.

History of Biopics

Apart from producing and acting in the progressing movie, Don is also going to reteam with the director and screenwriter Steven Baigelman, they had worked together earlier on the biographical film of Miles Davis, named ‘Miles Ahead’. The Biopic on the life of Jeremiah G. Hamilton is going to be the biggest biopic role for Don Cheadle. Cheadle had previously illustrated many famous people in various biographical movies but the movie based on the ‘Prince of Darkness’ is expected to mark the biggest biopic role in the career of Don Cheadle.

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