It was already an anticipated project, but following the death of star Chadwick Boseman, Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom is one of the most talked-about movies of the Fall-Winter season. The Netflix film is slated for release on December 18, and after teasing the movie with images and stills, the streaming service has finally dropped the Ma Rainey trailer.
The WORLD is still reeling from the tragic passing of film great Chadwick Boseman.
Boseman brought to life so many ICONIC characters from Jackie Robinson to James Brown. One of the most EPIC characters he brought to life all while privately battling colon cancer was ‘Black Panther’.
While some are calling for the Marvel character to not be recast, there are countless reasons why the legacy must go on. This character inspired countless to dream again. Children of color saw someone that looked like them on the big screen and gave them the ambition to STRIVE for MORE. We too can be SUPER HEROES! We too can be the pillars of strength when so many images of US are negative. THE CHARACTER must live on.
Commentator and activist Roland Martin said all the words that I was thinking on why the ‘Black Panther’ franchise must LIVE ON!!
Wakanada..a mythical African civilization untouched by colonization was the MAJOR backdrop for Marvel’s INTERNATIONAL hit movie, ‘Black Panther’. But do you know INITIALLY Marvel had misgivings about the star Chadwick Boseman having an African accent!? IT just seems to be a NO-BRAINER, right? But that key detail was almost SCRAPPED from the movie is here is why. Continue reading Why #Marvel DIDN’T want #BlackPanther to have an accent?! [details]→