Working with David Oyelowo on Lee Daniels’ The Butler and Selma must have made quite an impression on Oprah Winfrey. As the former gets set to mount his directorial debut, the latter is on board to help produce.
The Hollywood Reporter has the story, detailing how Winfrey will Executive Produce The Water Man, which will mark Oyelowo’s directorial debut. Emma Needle wrote the script, while Oyelowo will co-star with Maria Bello, Lonnie Chavis, Rosario Dawson, Alfred Molina, and more.
From the article:
Selma star David Oyelowo is set to make his feature directorial debut with The Water Man, to be executive produced by Oprah Winfrey.
Oyelowo will also produce and star in the film alongside Rosario Dawson, Lonnie Chavis, Amiah Miller, Alfred Molina and Maria Bello. Read more