By JAKE COYLE AP Film Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Netflix on Monday previewed George C. Wolfe's August Wilson adaptation 'Ma Rainey's Black Bottom,' showcasing Chadwick Boseman's final performance opposite Viola Davis' powerhouse blues singer. The film, shot last year, was already one of the year's most anticipated, coming as the next chapter in Denzel Washington's ongoing project to turn Wilson's plays into films, following 2016's Oscar-winning 'Fences.' But since the unexpected death in August of 43-year-old Boseman from colon cancer, 'Ma Rainey's Black Bottom' has taken on a elegiac aura. Boseman's performance has been said to be among the […]
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