By: Kayla Reyes
Recently, Mahershala Ali was awarded with his second Oscar for Best Supporting Actor in the film Green Book. There is no stopping him as he has joined the sci-fi film Sovereign.
Ali is familiar with the sci-fi world after being in the film Alita: Battle Angel. He also made an appearance in Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, Luke Cage and The Hunger Games franchise.
Sovereign will be directed by Marc Munden and produced by 21 Laps Entertainment’s Shawn Levy, Dan Levine and Dan Cohen. These producers are known for the popular Netflix series Stranger Things and sci-fi movie Arrival. Entertainment One (eOne) will also produce and finance the film.
Nick Meyer, the president of film for eOne expressed, “We have long loved this project and have been patiently waiting until we found the right leading actor, which we no doubt have found in the incredibly talented Mahershala Ali.” Ali is an amazing actor and one of biggest stars in Hollywood right now, there is no surprise that he will be starring in this sci-fi movie. We look forward to learning more details about Sovereign and keeping up with the success of Ali!