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Loving Movie starring Joel Edgerton and Ruth Negga

Here’s a first official look at Joel Edgerton and Ruth Negga in Loving, the upcoming drama movie written and directed by Jeff Nichols:

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Plot:
“Richard (Joel Edgerton) and Mildred (Ruth Negga) Loving, an interracial couple, are sentenced to prison in Virginia in 1958 for getting married.”

And here’s a preview clip:


Loving – I’m going to build you a house here, our house!

It’s a good thing the miscegenation laws have since been repealed in the United States.

Anyway, here’s the full cast:
– Joel Edgerton as Richard Loving
– Ruth Negga as Mildred Loving
– Michael Shannon as Grey Villet
– Nick Kroll as Bernie Cohen
– Marton Csokas as Sheriff Brooks
– Jon Bass as Phil Hirschkop
– Bill Camp as Frank Beazley
– David Jensen as Judge Bazile
– Terri Abney as Garnet Jeter
– Alano Miller as Raymond Green
– Sharon Blackwood as Lola Loving
– Christopher Mann as Theoliver Jeter
– Michael Abbott Jr. as Deputy Cole

The official release date of the movie Loving is set to November 4, 2016.

Learn more about the real-life couple who inspired the story:


ABC News – Report on Loving Case 1967


Mixed Race Marriage Victory in US
In 1958, a mixed-race couple, Mildred and Richard Loving, were arrested and then banished from the US state of Virginia for breaking its laws against inter-racial marriage. Nine years later, Mildred and Richard Loving won a ruling at the Supreme Court declaring this sort of legislation unconstitutional.

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One Response - “Loving Movie starring Joel Edgerton and Ruth Negga”

  1. Jamie

    highly interested in movie & story :-) super excited. Often movie is how we get our black history because it’s still not in the books.

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