Ma Rainey's Black Bottom: Chadwick Boseman 'a character actor'

Ma Rainey’s Black Backside is without doubt one of the maximum expected movies of the yr and hotly tipped for Oscars luck.

Tailored from a cycle of performs via the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, August Wilson, which chronicle the 20th Century African American enjoy, it tells the tale of the trailblazing Blues singer Ma Rainey.

The drama stars Viola Davis and Chadwick Boseman, who died of colon most cancers this summer season.

The BBCs’ arts editor, Will Gompertz, spoke to Viola Davis and director George C. Wolfe, from London’s 100 Membership.

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