Danny Glover Joins HBO’s Muhammad Ali Movie

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Danny Glover has been added to the cast of HBO’s new film Muhammad Ali’s Greatest Fight.

The film, directed by Stephen Frears, will focus on the boxing champion’s legal fight in the Supreme Court to avoid serving in the Vietnam war. Glover will play Justice Thurgood Marshall, the first African-American Justice to serve on the Supreme Court. He joins a superior cast that includes Christopher Plummer, Frank Langella, and Barry Levinson.

Glover recently signed on to star alongside Kimberly Elise in Hallmark’s western telefilm Hannah’s Law. He can currently be seen on Fox’s new drama series Touch.

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