Ma Rainey’s Black Backside is out right now (Image: AP)
Ma Rainey’s Backside is dropping on Netflix right now (December 18), three weeks after it started its restricted theatrical launch.
The drama, starring Viola Davis and the late Chadwick Boseman, is predicated on the play of the identical title by August Wilson.
Ma Rainey’s Black Backside centres round a recording session in Chicago within the late Twenties, as tensions rise between ‘Mom of the Blues’ Ma Rainey (Davis), her formidable horn participant (Boseman), and the white administration group making an attempt to regulate her.
What time is Ma Rainey’s Black Backside on Netflix?
After beforehand being launched in some cinemas on November 25, the movie is dropping on Netflix right now.
It’s anticipated to reach on UK Netflix at 8am, which is midnight Pacific time.
That is when it strikes midnight in San Francisco, the place Netflix HQ is predicated, that means folks on the East Coast of the US will get new content material at 3am, and people in mainland Europe will get it at 9am.
Who’s within the solid with Chadwick Boseman?
Ma Rainey’s Black Backside marks the final function for Boseman, who died aged 43 in August after battling colon most cancers.
He performs formidable trumpeter Levee within the film, and has obtained vital popularity of his efficiency.
Boseman stars Oscar winner Viola Davis because the title character – having beforehand gained her Academy Award for finest supporting actress for her efficiency within the film adaptation of one other August Wilson play, Fences.
Toledo is performed by Glynn Turman, who is thought for his roles in The Wire and How To Get Away With Homicide, reverse Viola Davis; he was additionally beforehand married to Aretha Franklin.
Colman Domingo, recognized for his function as Victor Strand in Concern The Strolling Lifeless, stars as Cutler, whereas The Wire and True Detective actor Michael Potts performs Sluggish Drag.
Ma Rainey’s Black Backside is launched on Netflix on Friday, December 18.