Director: George C. Wolfe

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

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

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. Ron L. Haynes was in the original cast list but no the current one.

 

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