BREAKING: Jay Z Wins Bidding War to Tell Trayvon Martin Story on Big Screen


Variety reported late yesterday that rap mogul and entrepreneur Jay Z has won a bidding war to take the Trayvon Martin story to the big screen and television

The racially-charged case gained national attention on race relations in this country and is credited with being a key factor in the launching of Black Lives Matter.

The bidding war surrounded two books written on the case and brought Jay Z together with the Weinstein Co., as well as Martin’s parents, to produce a series of film and TV projects based on the subject matter that continues to be a hot bed of contention in this country.

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