Ma Rainey's Black Bottom (2020)


Expected 2020
When Ma Rainey, the "Mother of the Blues," makes a record in a studio in Chicago, 1927, tensions boil between her, her white agent and producer, and bandmates.


George C. Wolfe

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Credited cast, sorted by IMDb STARmeter:
Chadwick Boseman ... Levee
Viola Davis ... Ma Rainey
Glynn Turman ... Toledo
Colman Domingo ... Cutler
Taylour Paige ... Dussie Mae
Jonny Coyne ... Sturdyvant
Michael Potts ... Slow Drag
Jeremy Shamos ... Irvin
Joshua Harto ... Policeman
Dusan Brown ... Sylvester
Phil Nardozzi ... Deli worker
Antonio Fierro ... Laborer
DaJuan Manwell Rippy ... Teenager (as DaJuan Rippy)
Roger Petan Roger Petan ... Businessman
Nathaniel Johnson ... Concert Guest (credit only)
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When Ma Rainey, the "Mother of the Blues," makes a record in a studio in Chicago, 1927, tensions boil between her, her white agent and producer, and bandmates.

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