Jada Pinkett Smith stars as Christina Hawthorne in TNT’s medical drama Hawthorne. In the role of Chief Nursing Officer at James River Hospital, Christina is forced to juggle the roles and subsequent relationships that are demanded of her as a professional, mother, friend and love interest. Jada notably serves as Executive Producer on the show through Overbrook Entertainment following her initial foray into the role of Executive Producer of the The Secret Life of Bees starring Alicia Keys, Queen Latifah and Dakota Fanning.
The film captured hearts and went on to win two NAACP Image Awards along with two People’s Choice Awards. More recently, Jada produced the global blockbuster The Karate Kid starring her son Jaden. Beyond the medium of film and TV, Jada together with her husband Will Smith and record industry mogul Jay-Z, produced the three-time Tony Award-winning musical Fela which went on to enjoy a run in London at the National Theatre.