First Looks: HBO’s ‘Bessie” Set To Bring The Blues Front and Center Video

TV Picks: May 2015 sees the no miss HBO event “Bessie” starring Queen Latifah debuting Saturday, May 16 at 8:00p.m. (Et/Pt) on HBO. In the rough and tumble male dominated world of the blues in the ’20s and ’30s, a world with some similarities to the early days of hip hop, one female artist stood above all the rest, and that was Bessie Smith. Executive producers Queen Latifah and Dick and Lili Zanuck wanted to bring her story to HBO and make the movie with the incredibly talented writer/director Dee Rees and the amazing Queen Latifah as Bessie, a woman […]
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