Exclusive: Octavia Spencer Talks ‘Fruitvale Station’ With That Grape Juice

Published: Monday 15th Jul 2013 by Sam

With social tensions sky-high in light of a certain verdict, the spotlight is shining especially bright on new movie ‘Fruitvale Station’.

The emotional narrative relays the true-life story of Oscar Grant, a young Black man who was killed by BART police officer in Oakland, California.

Upon premiering at the Sundance Film Festival, the feature-length film has been showered with praise for its potent storytelling, incredible cast, and their career-best performances.

That Grape Juice’s Patrick sat down with Octavia Spencer (who plays Grant’s mother Wanda) and Michael B. Jordan (Grant) to discuss the story and why it’s so important that it’s told.

Click here to watch our interview with the cast of

‘Fruitvale Station’

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