Lucy Hale, Lucas Till to star in Spike Lee’s Son of the South


The actor is best known for portraying Havok in X-Men films First Class and Days of Future Past. The project will be produced by Colin Bates, Eve Pomerance, Bill Black, Stan Erdreich and River Bend Pictures. Latest Videos

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For BlacKkKlansman, Lee won an Academy Award for best adapted screenplay, while Brown had received a nod for best editing. The cast also includes Lex Scott Davis, Julia Ormond, Cedric the Entertainer, Sharonne Lanier, Brian Dennehy and Chaka Forman.Lee and Brown are longtime collaborators, having previously worked on She’s Gotta Have It, Do the Right Thing, Malcolm X, Inside Man and most recently BlacKkKlansman. Till, 28, will portray Zeller, an Alabama native and grandson of a Ku Klux Klan member who is pulled into the centre of the civil rights movement in 1961. 0
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The project, to be directed by Barry Alexander Brown, is an adaptation of The Wrong Side of Murder Creek: A White Southerner in the Freedom Movement, an autobiography of Bob Zellner, reported Variety. Advertising

Lucy Hale, 29, will play Zeller’s girlfriend Carol Ann in the film. Son of the South recently started production in Montgomery, Alabama.