Jackson plays Lazarus in the drama Black Snake Moan. Former blues musician Lazarus finds a young and abused woman on the side of the road and nurses her back to health. Her boyfriend misunderstands the care Lazarus gives to Rae, and tries to kill him. The film co-stars actors Christina Ricci and Justin Timberlake.
I listened to the blues and I grew up listening to it, and I’m a fan of it, but I never played a guitar or made an attempt to sing the blues while I was doing it.