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v(Grio) — Word on the street is Tony award winner and Oscar nominated actress, Viola Davis, is the top pick for the Shirley Chisholm role. According to New York Daily News, Creative-Monster producers Grant Anderson and Bryan Gambogi are bringing the life and work of Shirley Chisholm, Brooklyn Congresswoman, and first major party black candidate for President of the United States, to the big screen.

The untitled motion picture was written by Camille Thomasson, who appears to specialize in bio-pics (_When Loves is not Enough: The Lois Wilson Story_, Picture of Hollis Woods).

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