Uzo Aduba Reflects on ‘Miss Virginia’ in Latest Interview

July 20, 2020

In a recent interview with “The Curvy Critic,” Uzo Aduba (Mrs. America, Orange Is the New Black) discusses her experience shooting the MPI Original film Miss Virginia.

Uzo reflects on the first time she met the real-life “Miss Virginia,” Virginia Walden Ford. “She had a quiet voice but, but you knew she was someone you didn’t want to mess with. You knew she was powerful, you knew she was strong.” 

She also discusses the film’s amazing cast including Amirah Vann (How to Get Away with Murder) and Aunjanue Ellis (When They See Us).

“It was wonderful being with these immense talents, these wonderful spirits, and to tell a story of hope and progress,” says Uzo. 

Watch the full interview below. Miss Virginia is now available to stream on over 1,000 platforms including Netflix, Apple TV, and Amazon Prime Video. Want to join the Miss Virginia movement? Sign up to host a virtual screening party for the film!

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