What was Anika Noni Rose in? What movies is Anika Rose in?

Anika Noni Rose is a sensational singer, although she is better known for her acting, both on stage and in front of the camera. She is best known for her roles alongside Jamie Foxx, Beyoncé, and Jennifer Hudson in Dreamgirls (2006).

She is also famous for her role in the Broadway production of Caroline or Change, which earned her the Lucille Lortel, Clarence Derwent, Theatre World, and Tony Awards among several other nominations.

What movies is Anika Rose in?

She spent over three months auditioning and waiting for a call back before landing the role of Rusty in the Broadway production of Footloose (2000).

She further landed roles as Cindy Lou in Carmen Jones (2001), and Cookie in Me and Mrs Jones (2001) before landing her big break two years later when she secured the role of Emmie Thibodeaux in Caroline, or Change.

After winning plaudits for her stage performances, she transitioned to film, appearing in the movie musicals From Justin to Kelly (2003) and Temptation (2004).

She was at this time beginning to get noticed for her voice which led her to first appear as a singer in the choir in the romantic comedy Surviving Christmas (2004) and then in Dreamgirls (2006) and The Princess and the Frog (2009).

In recent times, Anika Noni Rose has starred in various television series and movies like The Good Wife (2010-13), Bag of Bones (2011), Half of a Yellow Sun (2013), and Power (2016-17).

In 2020, Rose starred in the Netflix musical Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey playing Jessica Jangle. Noni Rose applauded the film’s portrayal of black and brown professionals in an English Victorian setting.

In 2021, she played an affluent, unhappy lawyer who employs a young mother fleeing an abusive relationship in the Netflix limited series Maid.