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Captures from Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom

January 17, 2021   No Comment   Ma Rainey's Black Bottom

I have added captures of Viola’s performance from Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom to our gallery. Movie Productions > Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom > Screencaptures


Viola Davis and Company on ‘Ma Rainey’ and Chadwick Boseman’s Last Bow

The New York Times talked to the cast of Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom about their film and working with the late Chadwick Boseman on his final performance. Members of the creative team discuss what it took to adapt the August Wilson play for Netflix and trying not to be “outdone” by the late actor. A […]


Viola Davis: Embodying Ma Rainey

December 16, 2020   No Comment   Ma Rainey's Black Bottom

Netflix has released a feature on Viola’s performance of Ma Rainey. Viola Davis and the Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom cast Colman Domingo, Michael Potts, Glynn Turman, director George C. Wolfe and producer Denzel Washington, break down what it was like to see her become the “Mother of the Blues” in Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom.


Additional Stills from Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom

December 16, 2020   No Comment   Ma Rainey's Black Bottom

More Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom stills have been added to our gallery! I am getting so excited for this film! Movie Productions > Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom > Movie Stills


Inside Viola Davis’ ‘Daring’ Transformation for ‘Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom’

December 14, 2020   No Comment   Articles, Ma Rainey's Black Bottom

Viola Davis never set out to perfectly embody Ma Rainey as she was, nor did she particularly concern herself over meeting anyone’s expectations of how she would play the part. “I wanted to create a character on my own terms,” she tells ET. “I did not want to filter it through the white gaze or […]


Viola Davis On Working With Chadwick Boseman

Viola spoke with ET Canada about working with her co-star Chadwick Boseman! Academy Award-winner Viola Davis reflects on working with the late Chadwick Boseman on his final film, “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom”, which is already receiving Oscar buzz.


Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom Poster & Stills

October 25, 2020   No Comment   Ma Rainey's Black Bottom

As we are getting closer to the December release of Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom we are starting to get images from the film. I have added some to our gallery. Movie Productions > Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom > Posters Movie Productions > Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom > Movie Stills


In Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, Viola Davis shows us who’s boss

October 25, 2020   No Comment   Ma Rainey's Black Bottom

The actress undergoes a thrilling transformation in Netflix’s awards contender. Could Oscar No. 2 be on the way? At this point, it’s cliché to compare Viola Davis to Meryl Streep. By her own admission, the first Black artist ever to win the triple crown of acting awards (Oscar, Emmy, Tony) is rarely offered the parts […]


Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom | Official Trailer

October 25, 2020   No Comment   Ma Rainey's Black Bottom

Chicago, 1927. A recording session. Tensions rise between Ma Rainey (Viola Davis), her ambitious horn player (Chadwick Boseman), and the white management determined to control the legendary “Mother of the Blues.” Based on Pulitzer Prize winner August Wilson’s play. Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, directed by George C. Wolfe. Starring Viola Davis, Chadwick Boseman, Colman Domingo, […]


Viola Davis and Chadwick Boseman in ‘Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom’

October 1, 2020   No Comment   Ma Rainey's Black Bottom

In the new Netflix adaptation of “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom,” it’s a sweat-slicked summer day in Chicago 1927 and everybody wants something. White music-industry bigwigs want a new recording from the indomitable Ma Rainey (Viola Davis), a Southern singer dubbed the “Mother of the Blues,” and they want it fast. Her ambitious trumpeter, Levee (Chadwick […]