Thandie Newton welcomes any opportunity to work with renaissance man Tyler Perry. After making his For Colored Girls, the actress leapt at the opportunity to return to Perry’s Atlanta home base to star in his latest, Good Deeds. Newton is sitting down with Movie Fanatic for an exclusive video interview and extols the virtue of not only the filmmaker, but the immense power that is his films.
Newton has already led a storied career that has seen her star opposite some of the industry’s biggest heavy hitters. She appeared with Tom Cruise in Mission Impossible 2, John Cusack in 2012, Will Smith in The Pursuit of Happyness and was part of the Oscar-winning ensemble in Crash. She also portrayed Condoleezza Rice in Oliver Stone’s W.
She electrifies the screen in Good Deeds as a cleaning woman who works in the building where Perry’s computer executive character works. Will the two fall in love? You’ll have to check out the film and see!