There’s one thread that unites all the characters DeWanda Wise has played on screen: They’re all unabashedly confident women. From the astronaut in Jordan Peele’s remake of The Twilight Zone to the real-estate agent in Someone Great, Wise has a tendency to choose roles that are refreshingly real. Scrolling through her Instagram, you’ll see Wise completing a skin-care tutorial with products she purchased off Amazon, or twisting Bantu knots from the comfort of her own bathroom.
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