Don Cheadle: 'Black Monday'

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Don Cheadle in "Black Monday." Photo courtesy of Showtime

In an attempt to break away from being the "heart of the story", actor Don Cheadle has embarked on some more dynamic and morally challenging characters. As Mo, Cheadle portrays a man full of pride and questionable ambition in "Black Monday", navigating the day in 1987 that came to be known as the worst stock market crash in Wall Street History. Today on The Treatment, Cheadle discusses his approach in playing most recent characters Mo and Miles Davis as well as the fine line the writers of "Black Monday" must walk in properly representing 1980's workplace culture and humor in a socially sensitive 2019.

Credits

Host:
Elvis Mitchell

Producer:
Blake Veit