LISTEN: Janelle Monae Talks Antebellum Movie, Honoring Black Women

Like most films this year, Antebellum, a thriller about the horrifying memories of slavery, was scheduled to open in theaters. Now, it will open on-demand this Friday, September 18.

Janelle Monae stars as successful author Veronica Henley who finds herself trapped in a horrifying alternate reality and must uncover a mind-bending mystery before it’s too late.

Monae shares with Tanya Hart that the concept of honoring Black women as motivation to play this role.

Click ▶️ to hear AURN Entertainment Editor Tanya Hart’s Hollywood Live report:

American singer Janelle Monae attends Chanel fashion collection during Women’s fashion week Fall/Winter 2020/21 presented Tuesday, March 3, 2020 in Paris. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)