In His Final Role, Chadwick Boseman Gave Oscar-Winner Viola Davis Chills

Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom (2020): (L to R) Viola Davis as Ma Rainey, Director George C. Wolfe, and Chadwick Boseman as Levee. Cr. David Lee / Netflix

Even if Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom wasn’t getting rave reviews from critics, the film would still be noteworthy for being the final performance of acclaimed actor Chadwick Boseman, who died of cancer in August. Boseman’s co-star in the film, Oscar-winner Viola Davis, says that from a personal and professional perspective, Boseman’s performance is an absolutely unforgettable one. (Click on the media bar below to hear Viola Davis)

Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom is currently streaming on Netflix.

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