Enough was movie a while back that starred Jennifer Lopez where in order to protect her and her daughter from an abusive husband she learned self-defense. I always wondered what taking a class like that would look and feel like. It was terrifying and empowering all at the same time. Armed with some wicked allergies, a metal knee and enthusiasm, I popped into Shield Women’s Self Defense in Culver City, CA to learn the same moves taught to Taraji P. Henson for her latest Sony Pictures release of Proud Mary. Eternally grateful for the knowledge I am now armed with…y’all better watch out… a new Curvy Superhero is on the horizon…LOL. Here’ a little video of what went down…
I also got a chance to chat with stunt woman Cheryl Lewis…check it out…
(Best Supporting Actress, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, 2008) and three-time Emmy® Award nominee (“Empire”) Taraji P. Henson as she’s never been seen before in the action-packed gritty crime thriller PROUD MARY. Henson explodes in the title role, playing a hit woman working for an organized crime family in Boston, whose life is completely turned around when she meets a young boy whose path she crosses during a professional hit. Billy Brown (“How to Get Away with Murder”), Jahi Di’Allo Winston (The Upside), Danny Glover (Shooter, Lethal Weapon) and Neal McDonough (“Legends of Tomorrow”) also star in the film that blasts onto digital March 27 and Blu-ray™ and DVD April 10 from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment.
- Three Featurettes:
- “Mary’s World”
- “The Beginning of The End”
- “If Looks Could Kill”