Oprah Winfrey drops a big hint she's planning acting return

Oprah Winfrey drops a big hint she’s planning acting return as she teases ‘something perfect is coming’… four years after last film role

Oprah Winfrey has dropped a hint she’s planning to return to acting.

The television titan, 68, has performed in a number of movies while also juggling her career as a talk show host.

She won a Best Supporting Actress Oscar nomination for her performance in the 1985 drama The Color Purple and starred in other films like The Butler (2013) and Selma (2014)

Back to the screen: Oprah Winfrey has dropped a hint she’s planning to return to acting

Her last major acting role came four years ago in Ava DuVernay’s 2018 offering A Wrinkle in Time.

Now Oprah has appeared in Variety’s The Power of Women Issue alongside moviemaker Ava and suggested a big screen return is on the cards.

When asked about taking on another acting role, Oprah said: ‘Listen, I am living on a mount in Maui…’

Ava then chimed in, saying: ‘But if something perfect came along…’ prompting Oprah to add, ‘I actually do think something perfect is coming, and I kind of know what it is.’

Tons of acting experience: The television titan, 68, has performed in a number of movies while also juggling her career as a talk show host (pictured 2019)

 Revealing: ‘I actually do think something perfect is coming, and I kind of know what it is,’ Oprah said (pictured Sept. 21, 2022)

‘Let me tell you, it takes a lot to get me off the porch,’ she added jokingly. 

Oprah didn’t give any more details but the exchange suggested another project with Ava is in the cards. 

On top of a Wrinkle in Time and Selma, Ava and Oprah have worked together on Queen Sugar for Oprah’s OWN TV network and 2019 TV series When They See Us which boasted Oprah as an executive producer.

Longtime collaborators: On top of a Wrinkle in Time and Selma, Ava and Oprah have worked together on Queen Sugar for Oprah’s OWN TV network and 2019 TV series When They See Us which boasted Oprah as an executive producer (pictured 2018)

During the interview Ava appeared to push her friend in the direction of another acting role, telling her: ‘I hope that she acts more. She is, I think, the finest actress of her category.’

Oprah then joked: ‘That means “One who was a former talkshow host.”‘

For her part, DuVernay will soon start directing the television movie, Battle of Versailles, which will center around, ‘the 1973 Palace of Versailles fashion show where top French designers such as Yves Saint Laurent and Pierre Cardin faced of against American newcomers Oscar de la Renta, Bill Blass, Anne Klein and Halston’ according to the film’s IMDb page. 

New movie coming soon: For her part, DuVernay will soon start directing the television movie, Battle of Versailles (pictured May 2022)

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