Director: George C. Wolfe

Writer(s): August Wilson (play), Ruben Santiago-Hudson (adaptation)

Starring: Chadwick Boseman, Viola Davis, Glynn Turman, Colman Domingo, Taylour Paige, Jonny Coyne, Joshua Harto, Michael Potts, Jeremy Shamos, Dusan Brown, Scott Matheny, Roger Petan, Phil Nardozzi, Ron L. Haynes, Gregory Bromfield, Daniel Johnson, William Kania, Tony Amen, Chris McCail, Antonio Fierro, Jordan Rhone, Shane McNair, Brent Feitl, DaJuan Rippy, Malik Abdul Khaaliq, Jacob Wright, Sierra Stewart, Patrick Raffaele, Eric Sharpe, Remington Sinclair

Synopsis: When Ma Rainey, the “Queen of the Blues,” makes a record in a studio in Chicago, 1927, tensions boil between her, her white agent and producer, and bandmates.

Release Date: 2020 (USA) | Length: Unknown | Genre: Drama, Music | MPAA Rating: Unknown

Note: Denzel Washington is a producer on this project. Originally Denzel was suppose to produce nine of Wilson’s plays for HBO. The deal was moved over to Netflix. Branford Marsalis is composing the music.

 

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