Regina King to Direct Race-Themed Monster Movie ‘Bitter Root’ for Legendary

Okaaay, this sounds interesting! ~V In her first move since winning acclaim for her Oscar-nominated directorial debut, One Night in Miami, Regina King has set her sights on a monster-filled, 1920s-set race-themed comic book adaptation. Bitter Root is an adaptation of the Image Comics title created by David F. Walker, Sanford Greene and Chuck Brown for Legendary Entertainment, the company behind the recent box office … Continue reading Regina King to Direct Race-Themed Monster Movie ‘Bitter Root’ for Legendary

“Just Go In and Do Your Thing”: Hollywood’s Most Powerful Women Talk Megadeals, Bullying and Perseverance

Jen was saying how grateful and fortunate she feels and I always like to point out that men never feel grateful or fortunate to be in the positions they are in. Men feel like they earned the right to be in the room. So, I like to say I don’t feel grateful or fortunate to be here. I earned my right to be here. I … Continue reading “Just Go In and Do Your Thing”: Hollywood’s Most Powerful Women Talk Megadeals, Bullying and Perseverance

Behind Warner Bros.’ Search for a Black Superman

Well, this could be interesting, but I know some people are about to lose their minds. At least the story will be different! ~ V After enlisting Ta-Nehisi Coates to write the latest feature on the superhero, the studio is searching for its director and star as it kick-starts the next phase of its DC universe. While promoting his Amazon Prime film Tom Clancy’s Without … Continue reading Behind Warner Bros.’ Search for a Black Superman

Regina King, Long May She Reign

By trusting her instincts and playing the long game, Regina King has established herself as Hollywood royalty. Regina King was looking for her Titanic. After three decades in Hollywood as an actress, starting with her child-star beginnings on the sitcom 227, King felt ready to move behind the camera, to direct her first feature film. She’d helmed episodes of television (Scandal, Insecure, Being Mary Jane), … Continue reading Regina King, Long May She Reign

Venice: Regina King on Why Her Directorial Debut ‘One Night in Miami’ Is a “Story That Needed to Be Told”

The ‘Watchmen’ star discusses how her 1960s civil rights drama could, in the wake of Black Lives Matter protests and the coronavirus pandemic, “be a reminder for some, and a discovery for others.” For more than 30 years, Regina King has been acting’s equivalent of the go-to player. Whatever role directors threw at her — Detective Lydia Adams on the TNT police drama Southland, the … Continue reading Venice: Regina King on Why Her Directorial Debut ‘One Night in Miami’ Is a “Story That Needed to Be Told”