Taraji P. Henson's new movie, Coffee & Kareem, is a culmination of decades of success for the talented actress! With films like Hustle & Flow and roles on hit television series including Empire and Person of Interest, Taraji P. Henson has had an impressive career! Join us in taking a look at her career highlights and Taraji P. Henson's new movie!
Taraji P. Henson New Movie
Taraji P. Henson's new movie in 2005 would prove herself a talented actress and singer. Drama Hustle & Flow would mark Taraji P. Henson's singing debut and combining Taraji's talent with that of actor Terrence Howard would put the film on the map and garner it two Academy Award nominations, one of which it won!
After Taraji P. Henson left the cast of Person of Interest in 2013, Fox producers snagged her to star in the hit musical drama Empire. Since its debut in 2015, the series has seen commercial success and brought Taraji even further into the spotlight.
Named the NAACP Image Awards Entertainer of the Year in 2015, in 2016, Taraji would become only the third African American woman ever to take home the Golden Globe for Best Actress! While the show recently ended, a spin-off series on Taraji's character "Cookie Lyon" has been announced.
Most recently, Taraji P. Henson starred in 2019 American drama The Best of Enemies and Netflix's 2020 comedy Coffee & Kareem. Taraji is also slated to star in 2021 Despicable Me spin-off prequel, Minions: The Rise of Gru. The now 51-year-old will voice the character of "Belle Bottom" and we couldn't be more excited to watch Taraji P. Henson's new movie!