Niecy Nash on ‘Uncorked, ‘Mrs. America’ and Quibi’s ‘Reno 911!’ Reboot

  • Variety
Niecy Nash on ‘Uncorked, ‘Mrs. America’ and Quibi’s ‘Reno 911!’ Reboot
Niecy Nash is self-quarantined in her Los Angeles area home with her family.

“I’m doing exactly that they told me to do,” Nash tells Variety. “I’m staying in the house and getting fat.” She lets out a big laugh before adding, “Did they say the get-stuffed part? Maybe I made that part up.”

Even if she’s not leaving the house, Nash has work to do—she’s currently promoting “Uncorked,” her new Netflix film about a young man (Mamoudou Athie) who dreams of becoming a sommelier despite his father (Courtney B. Vance) pressuring him to take over the family’s barbecue restaurant. Nash plays the matriarch of the family and runs the eatery’s front of house. Nash signed on for the film without reading a script after writer and director Prentice Penny told her he wrote the part for her.

“I think everyone should watch this movie,
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