10 Movie Roles That Weren’t Meant For Black Women

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THANDIE NEWTON AS “REGINA LAMBERT” IN THE TRUTH ABOUT CHARLIE (2002)  Based the 1963 film Charade, The Truth About Charlie was rewritten and directed by Academy Award-winner Jonathan Demme. With Mark Wahlberg and Newton reprising the roles originally played by Cary Grant and Audrey Hepburn, the romantic caper tells the story of an unhappy wife that discovers her murdered husband is not who she thought he was. Although the film received a lukewarm reception at the box office, Newton’s career forged full steam ahead with standout performances in Crash (2004) and The Pursuit of Happyness (2006).

THANDIE NEWTON AS “REGINA LAMBERT” IN THE TRUTH ABOUT CHARLIE (2002) Based the…