Danai Gurira to Play Pioneering Presidential Candidate Shirley Chisholm in New Film

The story of the first Black congresswoman is heading to the big screen. Danai Gurira will star in “The Fighting Shirley Chisholm,” portraying the titular political trailblazer in a story that follows Chisholm’s historic 1972 presidential run. Cherien Dabis will direct the film, from a script written by Adam Countee. Stephanie Allain will produce through her Homegrown Pictures banner, with Gabrielle Ebron as an executive … Continue reading Danai Gurira to Play Pioneering Presidential Candidate Shirley Chisholm in New Film