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Regina King on Why She Was the ‘Perfect Candidate’ to Direct ‘One Night in Miami’

December 11, 2020   No Comment   Appearances, Interviews, Videos

Power Women Summit 2020: Oscar and Emmy winner talks about finding vulnerability in four iconic Black men and how John Singleton helped her on the path to becoming a director. There has been no stopping Regina King. After winning an Oscar for “If Beale Street Could Talk” and an Emmy for “Watchmen,” the actress has […]


The Rise of Regina King

For three decades, Academy Award–winning actor Regina King has captivated audiences on screen. Now, with her feature directorial debut, ‘One Night in Miami,’ she takes on a defining new role. One day this past spring, Regina King began carving out a roughly 5-by-20-foot plot of soil behind her home in Los Angeles to plant some […]


Regina King Says Speaking Up About Social Justice Is ‘Important’: ‘We Still Have to Fight’

As an actress, Regina King has had an exceedingly busy couple of years. After an Oscar win for If Beale Street Could Talk in 2019, King won an Emmy for The Watchmen in September, and her film directorial debut, One Night in Miami — the first by a Black female director to be selected by the Venice Film Festival — premieres Dec. 25. “I feel like this is the […]


With One Night in Miami, Regina King emerges as a filmmaking force

October 20, 2020   No Comment   Interviews, News & Articles

She won an Oscar just last year. Now she’s back in the hunt for her triumphant film debut behind the camera. About 20 years into her acting career, one that started as a child actor on the ‘80s sitcom 227, Regina King realized she wanted more. Over the years, from supporting turns in films like Jerry Maguire and Ray to regular roles […]


Regina King—Long May She Reign

In the middle of one of the most rewarding periods of King’s career and an unprecedented crisis in the world around her, the actor and director is stepping into the spotlight—and her power.  Regina King has survivor’s guilt. Somehow, amid the relentless existential punishment of 2020, King is having one of the best years of […]