The music alternative is past on the nostril, however followers of blaxploitation goddesses like Pam Grier and Tamara Dobson will nonetheless discover one thing to get enthusiastic about within the trailer for Proud Mary. Starring the inimitable Taraji P. Henson as Mary, a lethal hitwoman in a blonde wig and head-to-toe black leather-based ensemble, the movie is an unabashed ’70s throwback—or early ’80s, within the case of the Gloria-inspired storyline a few younger boy who, within the phrases of the movie’s official description, “utterly flip[s Mary’s life] round” once they cross paths after successful gone dangerous.
London Has Fallen’s Babak Najafi directs, which doesn’t precisely encourage confidence within the movie. However frankly, we’d watch Henson in absolutely anything, particularly if gunplay and ultra-cool ’70s fashion are concerned. Proud Mary co-stars Danny Glover and is about to hit theaters on January 12, 2018.