Selma Was Almost A Completely Different Movie

January 5, 2015 12:43 AM

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Director Ava DuVernay's Selma has been hailed by many film critics - including myself - as one of the best movies of the year, and it is considered a heavy contender in this year's award season race. What you may not know, however, is that the movie actually spent a number of years stuck in Hollywood's famed development hell - and in that time, it underwent a large number of changes and saw a surprising number of famous faces in key roles come and go.

The story of Selma's long road to production was recently brought to light in an interview that DuVernay did with The Wrap, and during the conversation the filmmaker noted that there were some very talented people involved with the project long before she came aboard to helm - and not just in terms ...

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