Jamie Foxx on the timeliness of black superheroes in 'Project Power'
“The system’s been designed to swallow you whole” is a line from "Project Power" that will resonate with audiences, especially during this current time of unrest. Yahoo Entertainment spoke to Jamie Foxx and Dominique Fishback who star in the new Netflix movie about a pill that gives users a superhuman ability for five minutes. “We didn’t know we’d be faced with these incredibly challenging times,” Foxx explained, adding that they shot the movie two years ago. “If anything, 2020 shows you that our eyes are open to how the distribution of power can be used in the worst way possible.” Fishback compared her character, Robin, to Natalie Portman's in "Leon: The Professional," saying, “For [the movie] to come out now in a way where not only is she being saved, she’s also doing some saving herself, and using her own ability, her own power.” "Project Power" is on Netflix beginning August 14.