Television's former The West Wing president, Martin Sheen, has landed a role in director Kasi Lemmons (Eve's Bayou) mid-1960s real-life story Talk to Me for Focus Features. Sheen will play E.G. Sonderling, the owner of a D.C. radio station that employs controversial black on-air personality Ralph Waldo Petey Green (Don Cheadle). As the radio station's owner, Sonderling gives Green his big break, thereby helping the outspoken commentator become an iconic radio personality in a turbulent era distinguished by vibrant soul music and shifts in social consciousness.