Regina King Is Ready to Seize Her Moment: “You Give Us a Little Window, We’re Going to Kick It All the Way Open”

In a frank discussion with fellow filmmaker Gina Prince-Bythewood, the ‘One Night in Miami’ director — who has been thrust into the awards conversation a year after claiming her best supporting actress Oscar — opens up about ambition, success and how best to use her megaphone. There was no pre-Zoom huddle about wardrobe, yet fellow […]


Regina King and Melina Matsoukas: Directors on Directors

February 7, 2021   No Comment   Interviews, Videos

“One Night in Miami” director Regina King carries a jump rope to set, keeping it in her backpack until those particularly tense moments when everything goes haywire behind the scenes — like when an actor needs a pep talk, the crew has a tech issue or the weather shuts down production. In these instances, the filmmaker breaks […]


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 […]


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 […]


Almost 20 Years After ‘Legally Blonde 2,’ Reese Witherspoon and Regina King Talk About Changing Hollywood

Because of the pandemic, Variety Studio presented its Actors on Actors @ Home, conversations between actors from their own homes. A note from the editor clears that this conversation between Reese Witherspoon and Regina King happened before the protests in the US, so through it probably a few facts will be different than the current […]


Regina King Shares the Must-Have Beauty Products That Keep Her Feeling “Classically Beautiful”

May 28, 2020   No Comment   Interviews

Here’s how the Oscar winner keeps her skin clear and glowing, whether she’s on a red carpet or staying home. Starting her on-screen career at 14, Regina King is no stranger to the beauty chair. From taking red carpet inspiration from the runway, to tackling adult acne in her 30s, King swears by a graceful attitude and an unbothered […]