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There’s the sassy sidekick, the around-the-way girl, and of course, the mammie, usually found in a period drama set during slavery or the Civil Rights era.
It’s a dynamic that’s only recently started to change, thanks to a renaissance in Black television (Shondaland shows, women, Gugu Mbatha-Raw has quietly been breaking barriers for years.
But thanks to the intervention of a good cop (portrayed by Nate Parker), Noni eventually liberates herself from the gaudy restraints of fame, revealing, Mbatha-Raw says, “the human side of the fantasy girl.” to “change the conversation” about how the entertainment industry packages its female talent.
“The culture has reached a new low for women,” Mbatha-Raw says. Everything is out there to be consumed.” To research the heroine, who is manipulated by a toxic stage mom and greedy handlers, the 31-year-old nurse’s daughter studied superstars past and present: Judy Garland, Marilyn Monroe, Beyoncé, Prince, Rihanna.
The actress - who appeared in the San Junipero episode of Black Mirror - is said to be "living in constant fear".
She played lovesick Kelly Booth in the episode - which went on to claim two Emmy awards.
Over the next decade, she made her way into American projects, first opposite Kiefer Sutherland in the brief Fox TV series makes Du Vernay the first Black woman to helm a 0 million film.But it’s 2018 that is finally the year of Gugu: Before the end of March, she will have starred in four films — including Disney’s big-budget, Ava Duvernay-directed adaptation of career! She has a habit of taking a few beats to thoughtfully consider her responses before answering.“As an actor, you have power over your performance, but no power over the distribution or timetable., Gugu Mbatha-Raw plays Noni Jean, a pop diva literally and figuratively caught inside a gilded cage.
For a raunchy music video, Noni writhes inside a golden harness; at an awards show, she shimmies down the red carpet in a peekaboo chain-link bodice.
She’s a Black woman who managed to escape the expected archetypes, a chameleon who has played everyone from the lead officer on a space mission to a bisexual beachtown party girl to an animated feather duster.