Danny Glover wants to make a film about the Haitian rebel leader Toussaint L’Ouverture, but he had trouble financing the film. Despite the set-backs, Glover confirmed that Toussaint is going ahead – and filming will begin this month
In an interview Glover said he was angry with Hollywood for refusing to put money behind the film. He said: ‘Producers told me: “it’s a great project but where are the white heroes?'
The film already has a glittering cast-list including Angela Bassett and Wesley Snipes. Don Cheadle plays Toussaint himself, while British actor Chiwetel Ejiofor and rapper Mos Def also features
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