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Viola Davis & Chadwick Boseman to Star in 'Ma Rainey's Black Bottom' Film on Netflix

Viola Davis & Chadwick Boseman to Star in 'Ma Rainey's Black Bottom' Film on Netflix

Viola Davis and Chadwick Boseman are teaming up for a new movie!

The actors will star in the upcoming film adaption of August Wilson‘s play Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, which will be heading to Netflix.

Viola and Chadwick will be starring in the Denzel Washington-produced film alongside Colman Domingo, Michael Potts, and Glynn Turman.

The film follows “Ma Rainey, a famed blues singer, as she makes a record in a studio in 1920s Chicago, where tensions boil over between her, her white agent and producer and the bandmates,” according to THR.

Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom was nominated for Best Play at 1985 Tony Awards.

Filming is set to begin in July in Pittsburgh.

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