Director: Stephen Williams
Studio(s): Fox Searchlight Pictures
Cast: Kelvin Harrison, Jr. (Joseph Bologne, Chevalier de Saint-Georges)
Details: According to Deadline, Kelvin Harrison Jr. is currently in talks to play the classical French musical prodigy Joseph de Bologne, Chevalier de Saint-Georges in an upcoming film from Searchlight Pictures. Born in 1745 in the French Caribbean, De Saint-Georges was the illegitimate son of an African slave and a French plantation owner. He rose to improbable heights in French society, dazzling as both a violinist and composer, and a champion fencer. An ill-fated love affair with a French noblewoman, and a falling out with Marie Antoinette and her court led to his untimely downfall. Source: Deadline. Photo Source: factinate.com.