The Underground Railroad: Trevor Noah Make live chats to Thuso Mbedu

The Underground Railroad: Trevor Noah Make live chats to Thuso Mbedu

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Chatting with fellow SA-born Hollywood star Trevor Noah on The Daily Show, Thuso spoke about how she got into character for her lead role Cora.

Actress Thuso Mbedu has opened about working with Viola Davis and her role as Cora within the Underground Railroad .Thuso Mbedu

The star said she had to unlearn her previous knowledge of slavery.
Thuso Mbedu
“I realised early that I had tons of unlearning to try to to to find out the reality , within the sense that what I knew about the enslaved body in America was shaped by media during a very white male gaze, in order that serves a specific agenda. So I had to throw all of that away and completely be hospitable new information,” she said.

The star also opened about striking the balance between herself and therefore the character, as she believes it’s easy to require on a character’s emotions, not just ahead of the camera.

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