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Spike Lee is reteaming with frequent collaborator Roger Guenveur Smith on a biopic about Fredrick Douglas based on Smith’s acclaimed one-man play, Frederick Douglass NOW. It’s inspired by the life and legacy of the 19th century self-liberated abolitionist, orator, author, social reformer, and one of the most seminal figures in U.S. history. For the stage play, Smith turned Douglass’ texts into a jazz-infused narrative and incorporated original writing of Beckettian…