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King’s thrice-nominated drama, One Night In Miami, has made a major impact.

Regina King
is an Oscars revelation

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With One Night in Miami, Regina King’s arrival as a major filmmaking talent has been cemented.

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Experienced though she is in front of the camera, King says directing was “exhausting on a whole other level, but I love it.”

“She required that we gave her our best on the floor,” Oscar-nominated One Night in Miami star Leslie Odom Jr. says of King.

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Though King didn’t score a Best Director nomination, this year marks the first time a woman of color has been recognized in the category in Nomadland’s Chloé Zhao. 

AB + DM for EW

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Regina King

"It’s a lot to wrap your mind around that in 2021 we still don’t have a first of everything."

AB + DM for EW

AB + DM for EW

As her feature directorial debut's long awards run draws to a close, the moment "feels like a new beginning," says King.

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