JAYLN HALL TO STAR AS YOUNG MARTIN LUTHER KING IN UPCOMING ANTHOLOGY SERIESOther Celebrity News
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Jayln Hall is really keeping busy as he is becoming one of the sought after faces in #younghollywood. As he is fresh off of the success from his role as Emmett Till in the movie, Till, the 16-year-old is set to play another Historical figure. Jayln Hall is set to star as a young Martin Luther King in an upcoming anthology series by National Geographic/Disney+, entitled, Genius: MLK/X. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Jalyn Emil Hall (@jalynemilhall) According to Deadline, Kelvin Harrison Jr. (The Trial of the Chicago 7) will play the adult Martin Luther King Jr in the upcoming anthology series.& Genius: MLK/X will focus on and follow the particulars of the relationship between Martin Luther King Jr and Malcolm X, who will be portrayed by Aaron Pierre. Also per Deadline, Genius: MLK/X will also star Weruche Opia as Coretta Scott King, Jayme Lawson as Betty Shabazz and Ron Cephas Jones as Elijah Muhammad. The pilot episode will be directed by Channing Godfrey Peoples (Miss Juneteenth). Peoples will also serve as co-executive producer for the project was well. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Jalyn Emil Hall (@jalynemilhall) As mentioned, Genius: MLK/X...