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VIDEO: Aldis Hodge Talks Playing Jim Brown in ONE NIGHT IN MIAMI

The actor stars opposite Leslie Odom Jr. in Regina King's feature directorial debut.

Aldis talks about playing Jim Brown in One Night in Miami, working with Regina King, being cast as Hawkman in the new DC Black Adam movie, receiving a call from Dwayne The Rock Johnson, and sharing the good news with his family.

Watch the clip from "Jimmy Kimmel Live" below!

Kemp Powers' 2013 play "One Night in Miami" is getting the on-screen treatment, featuring Leslie Odom Jr. as the legendary singer Sam Cooke.

"Waitress" Broadway star Nicolette Robinson also appears in the movie.

On one incredible night in 1964, four icons of sports, music, and activism gathered to celebrate one of the biggest upsets in boxing history. When underdog Cassius Clay, soon to be called Muhammad Ali, (Eli Goree), defeats heavy weight champion Sonny Liston at the Miami Convention Hall, Clay memorialized the event with three of his friends: Malcolm X (Kingsley Ben-Adir), Sam Cooke (Leslie Odom Jr.) and Jim Brown (Aldis Hodge).

Based on the award-winning play of the same name, and directed by Regina King, One Night In Miami... is a fictional account inspired by the historic night these four formidable figures spent together. It looks at the struggles these men faced and the vital role they each played in the civil rights movement and cultural upheaval of the 1960s. More than 40 years later, their conversations on racial injustice, religion, and personal responsibility still resonate.

Jimmy Kimmel serves as host and executive producer of Emmy®-nominated "Jimmy Kimmel Live!," ABC's late-night talk show. "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" is well known for its huge viral video successes, with over 11 billion views and more than 15 million subscribers on the show's YouTube channel. Some of Kimmel's most popular comedy bits include "Celebrities Read Mean Tweets," "Lie Witness News," "Unnecessary Censorship," "Halloween Candy YouTube Challenge," and music videos like "I (Wanna) Channing All Over Your Tatum."



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