Starring Regina King

Regina King Would ‘Absolutely’ Sign Up for Watchmen Season Two

Damon Lindelof’s Watchmen has many indelible creations. There’s the gloriously complicated, egotistical yet beguiling Lady Trieu. The heartbreaking Looking Glass. And, of course, the mystery-surrounding Lube Man, who despite a very brief appearance captured the hearts of a delighted audience. But it is Angela Abar, played by Regina King, who is the crown jewel of the resolutely weird, politically trenchant […]


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, […]