letitia wright is britain’s newest hollywood star

“I know that Angela [Bassett] did it, but I’d like to play a younger Rosa Parks. There’s a bunch: Bessie Coleman, she was the first African-American pilot; Cathay Williams [a former slave who posed as a man to enlist in the US army, becoming the first African American woman to do so]. These women, and also people who went to space – you know what I’m saying, women that look like me – I wanna play people like that.”

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