2000% Wise: Rising Star DeWanda Wise Is Taking Television by Storm
DeWanda Wise is a very busy woman. Over the last ten years, she has appeared in numerous TV series such as Law & Order: Criminal Intent, One Life to Live, The Good Wife and Boardwalk Empire, alongside frequent short and feature-length film projects. But it was the 2016 Sundance Film Festival premiere of How to Tell You’re a Douchebag, in which she plays the female lead, Rochelle Marseilles, that Wise credits as the catalyst for the roll she’s on right now. While that film’s iron was hot, she accepted major roles in three TV series: WGN America’s Underground, Fox’s Shots Fired and Netflix’s forthcoming She’s Gotta Have It, Spike Lee’s episodic adaptation of his 1986 film, in which Wise stars as Nola Darling.
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