Netflix has revealed the first official trailer for Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, a 1920s blues movie from filmmaker George C. Wolfe and starring the late, great Chadwick Boseman and the always magnificent Viola Davis.
Chicago, 1927. A recording session. Tensions rise between Ma Rainey (Viola Davis), her ambitious horn player (Chadwick Boseman), and the white management determined to control the legendary “Mother of the Blues.” Adapted from August Wilson’s play of the same name, the excellent cast also includes Colman Domingo, Michael Potts, Glynn Turman, Dusan Brown, and Taylour Paige.
Check out the tremendous trailer for Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom below: