WATCH: Viola Davis and Colman Domingo Say They Felt ‘God Was in the Room’ While Filming Alongside Chadwick Boseman in “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom” Months Before His Death

Chadwick Boseman stars in “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom” | Netflix

The director and stars of “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom” shared how they felt God’s undeniable presence as they filmed alongside Chadwick Boseman in what would be the late actor’s final performance.

Colman Domingo, Glynn Turman and Michael Potts star alongside Boseman and Viola Davis in George C. Wolfe’s film adaptation of August Wilson’s play “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom.” The film follows the talented-but-hardened blues singer Ma Rainey (Davis) and her band members Levee (Boseman), Toledo (Turman), Cutler (Domingo), and Slow Drag (Potts) as they gather at a recording studio in Chicago in 1927.

Watch Viola Davis discuss “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom” with The Christian Post

Watch Coleman Domingo discuss “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom” with CP

Boseman, who had been fighting a private battle with colon cancer at the time the movie was filmed, died in August at the age of 43, less than a year after it wrapped.

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SOURCE: Christian Post, Leah MarieAnn Klett

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