Malik Yoba: "I Want to be More like Forest Whitaker"
Black Enterprise Magazine September/October 2018 Issue

Alphas actor, Malik Yoba, spoke to on a number of things in a recent interview where he discusses current roles he’s portrayed. He has a military film, Allegiance, co-starring Bow Wow that was filmed in Brooklyn, NY, as well as other projects he talks about.

He’s also starring in a film named, Betty and Coretta, portraying civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. In the movie, he states, he gets to stretch as an actor, something he wants to do more regularly.

“No matter how many movies Denzel Washington does, he’s still Denzel in every movie – except for the times he played Malcolm X and Rubin ‘Hurricane’ Carter. Those were the roles where he got a chance to stretch a little more. I want to be more like Forest Whitaker in Last King of Scotland. I want to stretch a little more, that’s what I want to do,” said the actor.

Read the full interview on BET

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