‘Bessie’ New York Premiere: Queen Latifah, Mo’Nique, Tika Sumpter, Khandi Alexander, Mary J. Blige, & More

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Bessie New York Premiere - Mo'Nique-Queen Latifah-Tika Sumpter-Khandi Alexander

 

Queen Latifah, Mo’Nique, and Mary J. Blige attend “Bessie” New York Premiere.

The New York premiere for HBO’s forthcoming biopic, “Bessie,” went down on Wednesday at the Museum of Modern Art.

Queen Latifah stars as in the film as the legendary blues singer Bessie Smith. The cast also includes Michael Kenneth Williams, Khandi Alexander, Mike Epps, Tika Sumpter, Tory Kittles, Oliver Platt, Bryan Greenberg, with Charles S. Dutton and Mo’Nique.

Bessie” premieres on May 16 at 8pm on HBO.

See photos from the premiere below.

Queen Latifah

 

Mary J. Blige

Tika Sumpter

 

Estelle

 

Khandi Alexander

 

Mo’Nique & Sidney Hicks

 

Tory Kittles

 

Debra Lee

 

Bessie Smith’s Family (Granddaughter Beverly Ann Clarke)

 

Watch the official trailer for “Bessie” below.

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I’ll definitely be watching! Will you?

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