Tika Sumpter Works the Black Film Festival

posted by Sista on July 25th, 2014 at 5:17 pm

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Actress Tika Sumpter and the rest of the cast of Universal’s James Brown biopic “Get on Up,” hit up the Black Film Festival earlier to week to preview the film for fans and critics.

Tika plays the role of Yvonne Fair, a one-time back-up singer for Brown, who went on to record for Motown Records and also appeared in the film “Lady Sings the Blues” alongside Diana Ross.


Along with “Get on Up,” which is due to be released August 1st, you can catch Tika starring in “The Haves and Have Nots” on OWN and the sequel to last year’s hit comedy “Ride Along.”

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Tika talks about her red hot acting career in the latest issue of Essence magazine. Check it out here, as well as her super cute denim photo shoot.



2 Comments

  1. Love Tika! I am so happy that these newish actresses like her and Nicole B. are all doing their thing, without having to compete for roles. Kudos

  2. Looking forward to Tikas new movie role in the James Brown biopic. ????