Stars of ‘One Night in Miami’ talk about taking on roles of historic icons

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The stars of the new Amazon Prime movie “One Night in Miami” recently spoke with WGN’s Dean Richards.

It’s the story of a real meeting that took place back in 1964 between Malcolm X,  NFL great Jim Brown, Cassius Clay, as he was then known and also singing sensation, Sam Cooke.

Taking on these roles are a talented ensemble of young actors. Aldis Hodge as Brown, Kingsley Ben-Adir as Malcolm X and Eli Goree as the newely named heavyweight champ of the world, Cassius Clay. 

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