"Ma Rainey's Black Bottom" is a 2020 American drama film directed by George C. Wolfe.
The starring cast includes Viola Davis, Chadwick Boseman, Glynn Turman, Colman Domingo, Michael Potts, Jonny Coyne, Taylour Paige, Jeremy Shamos, Dusan Brown, Joshua Harto and others.

Here are "Ma Rainey's Black Bottom" Movie trailer, plot summary, full cast and characters, release date and everything we know so far.

Official trailer

Is there a trailer for Ma Rainey's Black Bottom?

Netflix on Monday, October 19, 2020 released the trailer for "Ma Rainey's Black Bottom" you can watch here:
Ma Rainey's Black Bottom | Official Trailer | Netflix.

Plot summary

What is Ma Rainey's Black Bottom plot?

Here is a plot summary for "Ma Rainey's Black Bottom" Movie.

Tensions and temperatures rise over the course of an afternoon recording session in 1920s Chicago as a band of musicians await trailblazing performer, the legendary "Mother of the Blues," Ma Rainey (Viola Davis). Late to the session, the fearless, fiery Ma engages in a battle of wills with her white manager and producer over control of her music. As the band waits in the studio's claustrophobic rehearsal room, ambitious trumpeter Levee (Chadwick Boseman) - who has an eye for Ma's girlfriend and is determined to stake his own claim on the music industry - spurs his fellow musicians into an eruption of stories, truths, and lies that will forever change the course of their lives. Levee's ambition to start his own band also has him soliciting the managers and producers, requiring him to relive previous traumas.

Cast

Who's in the Ma Rainey's Black Bottom cast?

Here is the full cast and characters of "Ma Rainey's Black Bottom" Movie. Actors and actresses are sorted mostly in credits order.

Viola Davis  as Ma Rainey the legendary blues singer
Chadwick Boseman  as Levee Green trumpeter in Ma's band
Glynn Turman  as Toledo pianist in Ma's band
Colman Domingo  as Cutler guitar and trombone player in Ma's band
Michael Potts  as Slow Drag double bass player in Ma's band
Jonny Coyne  as Mel Sturdyvant owner of the recording studio
Taylour Paige  as Dussie Mae Ma's young girlfriend
Jeremy Shamos  as Irvin Ma's manager
Dusan Brown  as Sylvester Ma's nephew
Joshua Harto  as Policeman
Quinn VanAntwerp  as Band Singer
Chloe Davis  as Ma Rainey's Dancer
Mayte Natalio  as Ma Rainey's Dancer
Johanna Elmina Moise  as Ma Rainey's Dancer (as Johanna Moise)
Onyxx Noel  as Ma Rainey's Dancer
LaWanda Hopkins  as Ma Rainey's Dancer
Sierra Stewart  as Ma Rainey's Dancer
Malaiyka Reid  as Ma Rainey's Dancer
Catherine Foster  as Ma Rainey's Dancer

Release date

When is Ma Rainey's Black Bottom released in cinemas?

"Ma Rainey's Black Bottom" Movie release date was scheduled to be on November 25, 2020 (United States) distributing by Netflix.

Filming

What are Ma Rainey's Black Bottom filming details?

The duration of the film is 94 minutes. The film's budget is $20 - 30 million.

"Ma Rainey's Black Bottom" Movie is rated "R", according to the MPAA film rating system.

Rating

What are critics and audiences saying about Ma Rainey's Black Bottom?

"Ma Rainey's Black Bottom" Movie got high rating from critics. IMDB rating is 7.3/10. Rotten Tomatoes rating is 99/100.

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