Nia Long, one of the greatest sought after and praised African American actresses, is now starring in the new series “The Best Man: The Final Chapters.” With that, the press is swarming to get interviews with the likes of this well-known cast and that fans can see in The Best Man franchise.
“The Best Man: The Final Chapters” is now streaming on Peacock TV. Long once again plays the role of business woman and go-getter Jordan Armstrong. In a recent interview with “Where Is The Buzz TV,” she disclosed who she would want to see play her in a biopic. The actress that she named couldn’t have suited her better – especially with resemblance.
Long chose Ryan Destiny as the person she ideally would love to play her. With the immense talent of Long’s career and legendary looks, the actress who might ever play her has big shoes to fill. However, she feels that Destiny would be a great fit. Fans have seen Destiny grow throughout her career thus far. She was even nominated for a 2017 Teen Choice Award for Choice TV: “Breakout Star” and 2018/2019 Teen Choice Award for ChoiceTV Actress – Drama/Action Adventure. In her interview Long stated, “She looks like she could be my little sister. She’s sexy, brown skin and a good actress … There’s all these different combos I would put together, but let’s go with Ryan Destiny. I love her.”
Fans reacted positively to Long’s comments. Now the big question is who do we need to talk to about getting this biopic going? Do you think Ryan Destiny would be the perfect casting choice? Make sure to leave your reaction below!
By Kori Barnes, University of Southern California