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”

‘Watchmen’ Cast and Filmmakers on Police, Racism and the Tulsa Massacre

If you haven’t watched the show, you really should. It is sooooo good!! And, Regina King kicks ass and takes names! ~ Vida Spoiler: If you have not seen the show, you might want to stop here. From the first moments in the premiere of HBO’s “Watchmen” last October, the show proved to be the most urgent and prescient series on television today. Rather than … Continue reading ‘Watchmen’ Cast and Filmmakers on Police, Racism and the Tulsa Massacre

Regina King Would ‘Absolutely’ Sign Up for Watchmen Season Two

As black people in America, especially, we have inherited so much pain and we don’t even understand it. ~ Regina King Spoiler: If you haven’t seen the show, you better stop here. Damon Lindelof’s Watchmen has many indelible creations. There’s the gloriously complicated, egotistical yet beguiling Lady Trieu. The heartbreaking Looking Glass. And, of course, the mystery-surrounding Lube Man, who despite a very brief appearance … Continue reading Regina King Would ‘Absolutely’ Sign Up for Watchmen Season Two

Damon Lindelof Unpacks Mysteries of the ‘Watchmen’ Finale

They totally stuck the landing with the finale. I do hope there will be a S2. But, if not, I am happy they had a great season! ~ Vida Spoiler: if you haven’t seen the show, you better not read any further. The series creator discusses how the entire season and that jaw-dropping final episode came together — and whether he’ll continue this story Damon … Continue reading Damon Lindelof Unpacks Mysteries of the ‘Watchmen’ Finale

Watchmen: Why Regina King’s Sister Night is the Best New Superhero on TV

If you haven’t started watching the show, you really should. It is sooooo good!! And, Regina King is kicking ass and taking name! ~ Vida Sister Night is a force to be reckoned with for sure but make no mistake: Sister Night isn’t just smacking around racists in an attempt to stop their hatred and violence — or presumably any other type of bad guy. … Continue reading Watchmen: Why Regina King’s Sister Night is the Best New Superhero on TV

‘Watchmen’ Star Regina King on Bringing a “Wonderful Story of Legacy” to Life

The Hollywood Reporter speaks with the face of HBO’s powerful new franchise: “Legacy is one of those words you hear all the time in comic books, and it plays here as well.” [This story contains major spoilers for the series premiere of HBO’s Watchmen, “It’s Summer and We’re Running Out of Ice,” as well as the Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons graphic novel on which the … Continue reading ‘Watchmen’ Star Regina King on Bringing a “Wonderful Story of Legacy” to Life

HBO’s Watchmen tells stories about America’s racist past in America’s racist present

Regina King, Damon Lindelof, and others tell us how they updated the legendary comic for this 2019 adaptation. How do you update Watchmen for 2019? That might sound like a question with an obvious answer: You just do Watchmen. After all, the graphic novel, which has been consistently in print since its 12-volume run ended in 1987, is pretty terrific, and a TV miniseries version … Continue reading HBO’s Watchmen tells stories about America’s racist past in America’s racist present

Regina King Signs First-Look Deal With Netflix

Congrats to her. I’ve loved everything she has done in front of the camera and behind it! Can’t wait to see even more. ~ Vida The Oscar and Emmy winner will develop films and TV series for the streaming giant. Netflix and Regina King are deepening their relationship.The Oscar and Emmy winner has signed a first-look deal with the streaming giant, via her production company … Continue reading Regina King Signs First-Look Deal With Netflix

Watch: One-Hour Roundtables with 2018’s Top Directors, Actors, Writers & More

As awards season continues, the first full video from The Hollywood Reporter’s roundtables has made its way online. This year’s directors conversation features Ryan Coogler (Black Panther), Yorgos Lanthimos (The Favourite), Alfonso Cuarón (Roma), Spike Lee (BlacKkKlansman), Marielle Heller (Can You Ever Forgive Me?), and Bradley Cooper (A Star Is Born) as they each discuss their latest projects, what brought them to filmmaking, and much … Continue reading Watch: One-Hour Roundtables with 2018’s Top Directors, Actors, Writers & More