Boris Kodjoe: "Black America Culture Was So Far From What I Had Grown Up With"

Exclusive: The actor on race, Nicole Ari Parker and Resident Evil: Retribution.

Posted: 09/14/2012 09:00 AM EDT
Boris Kodjoe

Boris Kodjoe returns to the big screen as Luther West in the sci-fi action thriller Resident Evil: Retribution. The 39-year old actor is battling zombies with Alice (Milla Jovovich) and the bad guys of the Umbrella Corporation, which includes bad gal Rain (Michelle Rodriguez).

Kodjoe chatted with BET.com about his new movie and how his Ghanaian and German roots made fitting into Black American culture a challenge. Plus, he shares what’s great (and not so great) about working with wife and sometimes co-star Nicole Ari Parker and more.


Resident Evil: Retribution
 hits theaters today. Check out the Kodjoe clip below!

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