Bessie

Personnel:

Dee Rees, Director

Billy Hopkins, Casting Director

Production Type:

Films

Production Status:

Wrapped/Completed

Genres:

Drama

Production Info:

This telefim tells the true story of Bessie Smith, a successful vaudeville entertainer who became the highest paid African-American performer of the roaring twenties.

With Queen Latifah, Mo’Nique, Khandi Alexander, Charles S. Dutton, Tika Sumpter, Mike Epps, Oliver Platt, Bryan Greenberg, and Tory Kittles.

Scheduled to air on HBO.