2000% Wise: Rising Star DeWanda Wise Is Taking Television by Storm

 DeWanda Wise

DeWanda Wise

 
 

Interview For paste Magazine

DeWanda Wise is a very busy woman. Over the last ten years, she has appeared in numerous TV series such as Law & Order: Criminal IntentOne Life to LiveThe 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 ItSpike Lee’s episodic adaptation of his 1986 film, in which Wise stars as Nola Darling.

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