Denzel Washington to Produce Netflix Adaptation of ‘Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom’

Denzel Washington to Produce Netflix Adaptation of ‘Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom’

The feature adaptation of the play Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom is coming to Netflix! Viola Davis, most famous for her role in Fences, is set to star alongside Glynn Turnman, Colman Domingo, Chadwick Boseman, and Michael Potts. Denzel Washington has been officially confirmed as the producer. Although the adaptation was initially set for release on HBO, the deal has since moved over to Netflix.         Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom is originally written by August Wilson. The play is set in Chicago in the late 1920s, tackling issues of race and religion, as well as the exploitation of …