The last film of Chadwick Boseman’s brilliant career has delivered its first pictures of the late star.
Director George C. Wolfe’s variation of August Wilson’s stage play Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom stars Viola Davis in the lead spot, with Boseman as a musician.
The film communities as a chronicle meeting in Chicago by the “Mother of the Blues” as the vehicle for bigger conversations on race and soceity. The film is booked to bow on Netflix on Dec. 18.
The supporting cast incorporates Glynn Turman, Colman Domingo, and Michael Potts, with Denzel Washington and Todd Black as makers.
Boseman passed on in late August from colon cancer. His profession resumes incorporates film homages to music’s James Brown and baseball pioneer Jackie Robinson, just as his star turn as the King of Wakanda in the blockbuster activity film Black Panther.