Thandie Newton is no stranger to playing complex, multi-layered roles, but her latest may be her most challenging. The accomplished actress told HipHollywood why she wanted to play Grace in the new dramatic series, Rogue. “She’s an extraordinary person, but she’s also just a regular person…” Newton explained.
In Rogue, Grace is an undercover detective who, after the murder of her son, goes on a renegade mission to find his killer. As a mother of two and a huge advocate for human rights, Thandie told HH that she felt like she “wanted to bring a voice to that grief in an authentic way.”
Check out our interview with Thandie and the rest of the Rogue cast at the Hollywood premiere below.
Rogue debuts on DirecTV Wednesday, April 3rd.
Don’t Worry, Stacey Dash Still Hates Us Black Folks!
Pigs are not flying and hell has not frozen over…
When Damon Dash announced that he was doing a movie called “Honor Up” with Cam’ron and his cousin, conservative Trump-lover extraordinaire Stacey Dash, the internet exploded. The poster alone, with Dash sporting braids and hoop earrings, was enough to torch Stacey’s mentions reminding the actress of her BET-hating, Obama-shading ways.
Captioned, “This is really happening #HonorUp in theaters February #staytuned,” folks really believed Damon. Even ESPN’s Jemele Hill pulled Stacey’s card…
But it seems as though Damon may be out here spreading #FakeNews. Stacey has put her cousin on blast for using their family ties to promote the film.
However, it’s worth noting that Dash didn’t say she wasn’t in the film … just that she doesn’t have a written contract with Damon or Kanye West production company to use her name or image in advertising. Things that make you go, hmmmm.
NEWS4 days ago
Why Folks Think Rihanna Is Engaged + 4 Men Who Probably Would’ve Proposed
NEWS7 days ago
How Xscape’s Tamika Scott Is Handling Her Epic Onstage Blunder
MUSIC7 days ago
Diddy Goes All Out For DJ Khaled’s Birthday Party … See The Wild Pics!
NEWS4 days ago
Why Twitter Just Went HAM Over Cancellation Of Roland Martin’s Morning Show, ‘News One Now’
EXCLUSIVES3 days ago
Exclusive Details: Chris Bosh’s Mother Investigated — Home Raided In Drug Trafficking Sting
MUSIC6 days ago
Athletes Turned Artist: Has Chris Bosh Just Entered This Hall Of Shame?
NEWS6 days ago
Sooooo Tiffany Haddish And Barbra Streisand Are Related??!!
MOVIES6 days ago
Tyrese Could Be Telling The Truth About That ‘Four Brothers’ Sequel!