The former schoolteacher has her first ever acting gig, playing a singer in Dolemite writer Jerry Jones new play When Muddy Waters Wasnt Muddy, which opens next month in Los Angeles.
Shes not asking her famous son for acting tips just yet. In her words, I wont let him come to rehearsals. As a mom you want to get it right before you let someone critique it.
However, she says once she irons out some of the acting kinks, shell let her son watch her, and adds, He promised he would give me some pointers.
Because shes still in rehearsals, Fishburne says its hard to say whether she wants to act again. She laughs at the idea of joining her son for a stage version of The Matrix, saying, Theres nothing I could do! The kung fu, the string and the wire and Keanu Reeves? No. Theyd throw me across the room and I wouldnt move.
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