First Look: Taraji P. Henson As ‘Proud Mary’

by mhardycw

July 20, 2017

Photo by Earl Gibson III/WireImage

Grab your popcorn!

The movie poster and trailer for Taraji P. Henson‘s thriller, Proud Mary, was released and we are ready to see Cookie Lyon as a gun slinging hit-woman.

The Emmy-nominated actress looks like she didn’t take any days off in the gym while showing off her sexy silhouette in this picture.

#ProudMary coming to theaters in 2018. I can NOT BELIEVE I am doing most of my stunts in this BADASS FILM. My body is bruised and tired but the process was sooooooo EXCITING!!!! I amazed my dang on self on this one!!!! #proudTaraji as #ProudMary ??????

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Henson is “Mary”, a hit-woman working for an organized crime family in Boston. When a professional hit goes wrong, she crosses paths with a young boy and her life completely turns around.

The poster may give off 1970s Blaxploitation film vibes, but the trailer shows “Mary” is a modern-day shero. Check them both out below.

#ProudMaryMovie Coming to theaters January 2018 ???

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With an ensemble cast including Billy Brown (How to Get Away with Murder), Jahi Di’Allo Winston (The New Edition Story), and Danny Glover, you wouldn’t want to miss this thriller when it comes out in January.

Taraji is also doing her own stunts in the action-packed film and she seems excited for the movie to finally premiere. Is that an Oscar nomination we see in her future?

On the set of #ProudMary doing stunts and dodging bullets and THANGS!!!#Mary is SO BAD ASS!!! OMGGGG THIS MOVIE IS GOING TO BE SO GOOOOOOOD!!! I may can check off Super Hero on my bucket list becaaaaaauuuuuse MARY IS BAD AF!!!!!! One more day of shooting before it’s all in the can!!! ?????

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TELL US: Are you excited to see Taraji P. Henson as butt-kicking hit-woman “Mary”?

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