Don Cheadle Set To Star In PRINCE OF DARKNESS

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Don Cheadle is set to play the lead in Prince of Darkness a period drama based on the story of Jeremiah G. Hamilton.

The film is based on the biography titled “Prince of Darkness: The Story of Jeremiah G. Hamilton, Wall Street’s First Black Millionaire” by Shane White. The book describes Hamilton as a larger-than-life character who defied convention during the period and amassed a $2 million fortune by the time of his death in 1875. He dealt extensively in the white business world, married a white woman, bought a mansion in rural New Jersey, and owned railroad stock on trains he was not legally allowed to ride.

SOURCE: Variety.com

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