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Regina King has been on the road to ‘Watchmen’ for 34 years. She has no regrets

One of the most striking images of the year in pop culture centers on a masked crime fighter. Gracing billboards, buildings and buses over the summer was the promotional poster for “Watchmen,” HBO’s reimagining of the revolutionary graphic novel about a group of costumed vigilantes. Clothed in a hooded black cloak, star Regina King, who plays the avenger Sister […]


Regina King Weighs in on ‘Watchmen’ Season 2: “That Sounds Like a Tall Hill to Climb”

The Hollywood Reporter speaks with the erstwhile Angela Abar about the ending of ‘Watchmen,’ and why she’s hesitant about a second season. It’s October 21, 2019. The Hollywood Reporter publishes an interview with Regina King the morning after the Watchmen series premiere, presented in the style of how Doctor Manhattan experiences time. It’s October 2 when the interview with King […]


Regina King on winning an Oscar and fronting Watchmen in 2019

December 11, 2019   No Comment   Interviews, News & Articles

A few weeks before the Oscars, King — who has amassed a clutch of television directing credits, including Insecure and This Is Us — had just met with producers about helming her first feature film, One Night in Miami. “My agent called and said, ‘They’re going to roll with you, they don’t want to see anybody else,’ ” she recalls before […]


Regina King on the Significance of ‘Watchmen’ and the Paradox of Sister Night’s Coolness

HBO’s series is both a celebration and condemnation of onscreen heroes, so IndieWire spoke to King about her remarkable role that can’t betray reality. When viewers are first introduced to Sister Night — the heroic moniker chosen by Regina King’s “Watchmen” character, Angela Abar — she drives to her secret hideout, dons her leather uniform, […]


Why Regina King was “in tears” filming Watchmen episode six

Despite receiving rave reviews, HBO’s Watchmen is ironically a hard show to watch at times – and according to its lead star Regina King, it’s sometimes just as difficult for the cast and crew to film it. An original spin on Alan Moore’s graphic novel source material, the show shines a light on the history of white supremacy […]