She can take on a room of guys twice her size armed with just her nightstick; she can sling innuendo-laced insults in the face of sexist, racist boors.
But she can’t protect her brother from being killed by the same cops she works with — including her former partner and onetime lover, who fires the first shot.
The author paints a realistic, intimate and human portrait of Col.
Henson even after 14 years since their breakout hit "Baby Boy." "That's my baby. I'm very, very honored to tell the world we're still family and we still connected and hang out beyond that 'Baby Boy' set." Gibson was a fresh faced 22-year-old in the John Singleton-directed cult classic, which is the focus of TV One's "Unsung Hollywood," airing Wednesday, when he met Henson, who played his girlfriend, Evette.
"None of us who knows her is shocked or surprised by that," he added. We're like, 'Tell us some s--t we don't already know.' (They say) she got that swag and she got that vibe and she's just a boss …
John Singleton Mosby based upon thousands of newspaper articles from over seven hundred publications dating from 1862 through 1916.For his efforts, Singleton received Academy Award nominations for Best Original Screenplay and Best Director.At age 24 he was the youngest person ever nominated for Best Director, and the first African-American to be nominated for the award.We always get together for lunches and dinners and connect," he told the New York Daily News on Wednesday. Although their on-screen romance was toxic, he equates their affections to Ryan Gosling and Rachel Mc Adams' chemistry in "The Notebook." "Everybody loves that movie.It's one of my top five romantic movies of all time," the 36-year-old actor revealed.Another factor is his children—a son Joseph "Jo Jo" Summers Jr.with his girlfriend of five years, Yvette (Taraji P. Gibson and Henson later starred in the film Four Brothers.However, he is forced to mature as a result of an ex-con named Melvin (Ving Rhames), who moves into their home.In execution, unfortunately, “Rebel” is less brilliant.The 120-minute pilot released to critics is bloated and sometimes melodramatic; most of it is spent waiting for the inevitable to happen — for the good stuff to start.