Watch The Trailer For Chadwick Boseman’s Final Film ‘Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom’

Chadwick Boseman’s final film, “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom,” has released its first trailer, in which the late actor is suited up in a tuxedo, performing blues music with co-star Viola Davis.

The film, based on August Wilson’s award-winning play of the same name, shares the story of trailblazing blues artist Ma Rainey, portrayed by Davis. Set in Chicago in 1927, the musicians grapple with issues of race, music, relationships and the exploitation of Black recording artists.

The late Boseman portrayed Ma’s band member Levee, an ambitious trumpeter who aspired to make his own mark in the Chicago music scene by putting a contemporary spin on old-fashioned songs.