Bob Marley Biopic Casts Kingsley Ben-Adir In Lead Role

Bob Marley Biopic Casts Kingsley Ben-Adir In Lead Role
According to THR, "Peaky Blinders" and "The Oa" star Kingsley Ben-Adir has been tapped to play legendary singer-songwriter Bob Marley in an upcoming biopic for Paramount. This won't be Ben-Adir's first time playing a historically significant figure, as he gained critical renown for his portrayal of civil rights activist Malcolm X in "One Night in Miami." (He also played President Barack Obama in the CBS miniseries "The Comey Rule.") Ben-Adir's casting is the last big piece of the Marley biopic puzzle, joining both the writer and director of the Oscar-nominated "King Richard," who previously signed on.  

"King Richard" director Reinaldo Marcus Green will helm the biopic from a screenplay by "King...

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