Friday, April 17, 2009

Artist 2 Watch For: Nicole Beharie

With Viola Davis and Taraji P. Henson just coming off the high of Academy Award nominations and speaking so highly about the lack of roles there are for black actress and how they would like Hollywood to see more movie roles that do not define ethnicity we have young lady that may take that challenge on with them.

Nicole Behaire, a young actress that has graduated from the prestige school of Julliard, is generating a lot buzz with her upcoming film American Violet. Although this is another "BLACK MOVIE" and her second screen role, she played Sarah in last year's Express, is sure to be one of the bright stars that will help bridge the color gap and follow in the footsteps of the above mention, her co-star Alfre Woodard, and many many more actors and actress that work so hard to have their faces bought across the screen.

Check out the 5 things to know about Nicole Behaire in the May issue of Ebony.

American Violet is in theatres Friday, April 17th.

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