Crozer Theological Seminary

Filmmaker, LAW Watford Acquires Film & TV Rights to MLK Biography "The Seminarian: Martin Luther King Jr. Comes of Age"

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 1:36pm

NEW YORK, Oct. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Filmmaker Lawrence "LAW" Watford 's Divine Write Pictures has optioned the film, television and digital rights to the book The Seminarian: Martin Luther King Jr. Comes of Age by Patrick Parr .

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  • NEW YORK, Oct. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Filmmaker Lawrence "LAW" Watford 's Divine Write Pictures has optioned the film, television and digital rights to the book The Seminarian: Martin Luther King Jr. Comes of Age by Patrick Parr .
  • The biography, which was published by Chicago Review Press in 2018, explores the life of young Martin Luther King Jr. during his formative years as a student at Crozer Theological Seminary in Pennsylvania.
  • But the emerging writer/director wants to make it clear that his intentions for the project go far beyond the sensationalism of this one romance.
  • LAW , who hails from Brooklyn, New York, has gained attention for telling stories that center on complex social narratives.