Chadwick Boseman Could Make History This Awards Season
Written by BET on October 23, 2020
Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, which stars Viola Davis and Chadwick Boseman, hits Netflix on December 18 and is the final movie starring the now deceased actor. Early optimistic chatter across the movie and Davis and Boseman’s portrayals have inspired each actors for awards season, based on Entertainment Weekly.
As well as, Boseman can be getting award buzz for his function in Spike Lee’s Da 5 Bloods. If he receives nominations for each roles, he’ll be the primary particular person to posthumously be nominated for 2 performing awards in a single 12 months.
In the summertime of 2019, one 12 months earlier than Boseman died after a 4 12 months battle with colon most cancers, the actor filmed what would change into his remaining function in Netflix’s new drama, Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, co-starring alongside Davis who performs Ma Rainey.
Directed by George C. Wolfe, Ma Rainey’s Black Backside is an adaptation of the 1982 August Wilson play concerning the legendary blues singer from Chicago. Boseman performs an formidable trumpeter named Levee. The movie takes us again to 1927 as we comply with Rainey and a gaggle of musicians working by a Chicago recording session. Referred to as the “Mom of the Blues,” Rainey was one of many first blues artists to report her work.
Watch the trailer beneath: