trailer yet, but here’s your first look at Queen Latifah as blues legend Bessie Smith
in the upcoming HBO movie, “Bessie.”
Directed by “Pariah” director Dee Rees, the film stars along with Latifah, Michael Kenneth Williams, Khandi Alexander,
Mike Epps, Tika Sumpter, Oliver Platt, Bryan Greenberg, Charles S. Dutton and
will chronicle Smith’s life from her early beginnings, to her heyday as “The
Empress of the Blues.”
to broadcast it sometime during the first quarter of 2015.