Watch: Common & John Legend Bring ‘Selma’ Protest Anthem “Glory” to ‘GMA’
Earning a Golden Globe nomination for Best Original Song, “Glory” was released to accompany the Paramount film’s limited theater release in December 2014.
Directed by Ava DuVernay and produced by Cloud Eight Films, Harpo Films, and Plan B Entertainment, the civil rights drama is a frontrunner for the Oscars.
The film has also received Golden Globe nominations for Best Actor in a Drama Motion Picture (David Oyelowo), Best Director, and Best Motion Picture – Drama.
Common co-stars as James Bevel alongside David Oyelowo as Martin Luther King, Jr., Carmen Ejogo as Coretta Scott King, Tim Roth as George Wallace, Lorraine Toussaint as Amelia Boynton Robinson, Giovanni Ribisi as Lee C. White, Omar Dorsey as James Orange, Andre Holland as Andrew Young, Niecy Nash as Richie Jean Jackson, Colman Domingo as Ralph Abernathy, Wendell Pierce as Hosea Williams, Tessa Thompson as Diane Nash, Keith Stanfield as Jimmie Lee Jackson, Stephan James as John Lewis, Alessandro Nivola as John Doar, Cuba Gooding, Jr. as Fred Gray, Tom Wilkinson as Lyndon B. Johnson, and Oprah Winfrey as Annie Lee Cooper.
It expands to a wider theater release this Friday, January 9, 2015. Be sure to tell the world why you #MarchOn at selmamarchon.com.