Before There Was A Cookie, There Was a Queenie

At the June 26, 2007 junket for “Talk To Me,” Taraji P. Henson mentioned an upcoming role that involved her having to age, while a strange baby she takes in ages in reverse. She said the boy becomes her son and grows up to be a younger and younger Brad Pitt.

Fast forward 18 months. “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button” arrives on Christmas Day 2008, with Taraji receiving an Oscar nomination less than a month later for her character Queenie, a role she said required a specific process to nail.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s