August 2, 2021

Will “Monster” bring Jennifer Hudson closer to awards season?

UNITED STATES.- Many years had to pass to see Jennifer Hudson back in the spotlight in Hollywood. The diva who became known thanks to her participation in American Idol She is part of the cast of “Monster”, the new Netflix movie that could bring her closer to the awards season next year, according to the projections of the critics.

Under the direction of Anthony Mandler, the film that came to the streaming platform this year has in the cast Kelvin Harrison, Jr., Jeffrey Wright or John David Washington, who recently starred in Christopher Nolan’s movie Tenet. Before its premiere, the 38-year-old singer shared previews of what viewers would see.

“Monster” It comes as a harsh criticism of the situation denounced by the African-American community in the United States, the failures in the judicial system and how the least vulnerable are exposed to the system. In a past interview, Jennifer Hudson told how the film affected her personally, taking into account that in real life she is the mother of a teenager, like the protagonist.

During the chat with ET Canada, the Oscar winner revealed that the Netflix tape made her question many things that she took for granted before becoming interested in the project. In “Monster”, Jennifer Hudson plays Steve’s mother, who sees his life take a turn as he goes from an outstanding young film student to losing everything when tragedy knocks on his doors.

“When you’re a family like the Harmons and you have a child who couldn’t be walking a better path, and you still can’t protect them and they still end up in those kinds of scenarios and situations. Leave a father like: ‘My God, what can you do?’ “Shared the star who will soon release the film”Respect”.