Oyelowo will play the King—Seretse Khama—with Pike as Ruth Williams, the London office worker. The film is being directed by Britain's Amma Asante, the female film director of Belle.
There's no trailer yet, but believe me, I'll be posting as soon as. If the chemistry is right, this should be very exciting, as fraught with drama as the situation is. I've seen Oyelowo in a few things now, The Butler, Selma, chief among them, but I also caught up with his work on MI-5, the British television series in which his character Danny is hopelessly in love with another of the operatives. Having seen him as that kind of character, a man in love, using his deep brown moody eyes for all their worth, I'm looking forward to seeing him with Pike, and praying for chemistry.