Photo: Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Sean Combs Damon Lindelof's Watchmen has many indelible creations. There's the gloriously complicated, egotistical yet beguiling Lady Trieu. The heartbreaking Looking Glass . And, of course, the mystery-surrounding Lube Man , who despite a very brief appearance captured the hearts of a delighted audience. But it is Angela Abar, played by Regina King , who is the crown jewel of the resolutely weird, politically trenchant series. Angela Abar synthesizes Watchmen 's interest in a host of subjects: anti-black racism in America , the nature of generational trauma, the wear that occurs on one's spirit when wearing a mask. She's a perceptive, challenging, and inspiring character in no small part because of the way Regina King has brought her to life. King has proved herself to be one of the finest actors working, whether it be on television with Watchmen , or in film like 2018's If Beale Street Could Talk , which earned her an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. I spoke briefly to King this week about what motivated Angela in the Watchmen finale , whether she'd return for another season, and the show's hardest scene to film. When I spoke to Damon… Read full this story
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