The list of Oscar nominees for the 91st Academy Awards is out and our darling Regina King has bagged her first ever Oscar nomination. Regina King received her nomination for her role in “If Beale Street Could Talk.”
She starred in the movie as Sharon Rivers, a female head of her family who was dedicated to ensuring that her daughter’s lover is saved at all costs from his undeserved fate. We all know that for Regina, it is always about love. When speaking about this role it was nothing different. She said what intrigued her most about the role was the love the matriarch showed to her family as well as the love that spread across the whole clan.
The actress’ portrayal of the role has been analyzed as vulnerable yet powerful. She went ahead to credit the director of the movie as being able to bring together the actors and establishing beautiful chemistry among them. She said this created a great and loving family both on and off the screen.
Finally, she expressed gratitude for being picked for the role, one which brought to remembrance everything she loved and admired about her biological mother. Regina King won an award at the Golden Globes which held earlier this month.