American Fiction Star Erika Alexander on Breaking Into the Awards Race and Reconsidering a Living Single Revival Variety | Makemetechie.com Summary
- That didn’t mean that I didn’t want to be the actress that I thought I could be, but I would like to make sure that I make good on some of the promises of having a gift that I don’t think was leveraged in a full capacity — yet..
- People might think, “They’re all very independent strong players, will they work together?” He understood that people who were used to being hammers in leading positions would know, when they came together as an ensemble, how not to overdo it..
- I would love to do movies like Joan Crawford and Bette Davis, where they a certain age and use that to tell these great film noir stories..
- I would like to be the female “Pink Panther” — to use my physical comedy chops and play a new type of detective that’s fallible, and yet finds the answer anyway..
- Every one of us knew how to play our part and how to also rise above any one space, because we’ve been having to do it our whole careers — stand out in small places..
- We’re looking forward to a great film about her, but also to start a tsunami, a wave of storytelling around these great masters who have not had their day..
Erika Alexander got her start as a teen on The Cosby Show before assuming the breakout role of attorney Maxine Shaw on Living Single. But its her latest performance in American Fiction, a sati [+9403 chars]