"The Oscar for best supporting actress goes to.. Taraji P. Henson!" Those could be the words spoken at the 2009 Academy Awards next February if the whispers about Taraji P. Henson's performance in The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
is everything it's said to be. The movie set for release on Christmas Day stars Brad Pitt who is born as an 80-year-old man and ages backward.. he becomes a child. If that's not curious enough, how about the idea that Taraji P. Henson plays his mother.
Ok. That's explainable. She's his surrogate mother, and her performance is the talk of the flick. more..