Upcoming Biopic to Feature Billy Porter as James Baldwin

Upcoming film to feature Billy Porter, famous for his role in Pose, as James Baldwin, the renowned American author, critic, and activist.

Porter and Byron Allen’s Media Group Pictures will co-produce the upcoming film, with Porter and Dan McCabe penning the script based on the book “James Baldwin: A Biography.”

Porter’s personal and creative aspiration is to honor the civil rights leader and essayist whom he deeply admires. In his 2019 Emmy acceptance speech, Porter referenced Baldwin, as he is on the cusp of obtaining an EGOT (victory in the categories of Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony).

The CEO of Allen Media Group, Byron Allen, commends Billy Porter and Dan McCabe for their exceptional work portraying James Baldwin’s life and accomplishments on the silver screen. Allen describes their contribution as unparalleled and invaluable to this unique and grand project.

Allen praises Billy Porter and Dan McCabe’s exceptional talent and dedication in elevating James Baldwin’s legacy and contributions to this one-of-a-kind and grand narrative.

Incognegro Productions and Allen will co-produce the Baldwin biopic. Details about the upcoming film, including the director, are anticipated to be revealed at a later time.