Rashida Leah Jones or Rashida Jones is an American actress, writer, and producer. Born in Los Angeles, California, Jones comes from a family with artistic inclinations, her mother Peggy Lipton is an actress, and her father Quincy Jones is a famous musician and record producer. Rashida Jones took up acting in her school days. Growing up in Bel Air, Jones went to Harvard for higher education and wanted to be a lawyer. However, she was disillusioned by the O.J. Simpson trial. Jones drew attention to herself when she wrote an open letter to Tupac Shakur, who made scathing remarks about Jones’ parents. However, they went on to become friends and Tupac was dating Kidada Jones, Rashida’s sister, an actress herself, at the time of his death. While in Harvard, Rashida continued acting and finally decided to transition completely to performing arts.
Her professional acting debut was in a miniseries titled ‘The Last Don’, based on Mario Puzo’s work. She went on to appear in ‘Freaks and Geeks’ and ‘Boston Public’ after that. Apart from television shows, Rashida Jones also appeared in Steven Soderbergh’s ‘Full Frontal’. However, Jones remains best known for her appearances in ‘Wanted’, a police drama, after which she appeared in ‘The Office‘. She also played the part of Ann Perkins in ‘Parks and Recreation‘. Rashida Jones has lent her voice to ‘Robot Chicken’, an Adult Swim show.
Jones has also appeared in films like ‘Friends With Benefits‘ and ‘The Social Network‘. As far as television shows are concerned, she plays the part of Angie Tribeca in the comedy series of the same name. It is evident that Jones is a talented and busy woman. So now you must be wondering what is the next Rashida Jones movie or TV show? Well, here’s the list of upcoming Rashida Jones films and TV shows scheduled to release in 2019 and 2020. We can only hope that the latest Rashida Jones movies would be as good as some of her recent ones.
6. Spies in Disguise (2019)
‘Spies in Disguise‘ is an animated action movie that is slated to come out on December 25, 2019. It is based on Lucas Martell’s 2009 animated short titled ‘Pigeon: Impossible’. The story is about the world’s best spy who is turned into a pigeon and must rely on his nerdy tech support to save the day. Basically, the world relies on the super-spy Lance Sterling to save the day from grave threats. In turn, Lance depends on Walter Beckett, a young scientist with the necessary technical smarts to make great gadgets for Lance’s missions. However, one of Beckett’s experiments goes wrong, when the ‘biodynamic concealment’ he comes up with is ingested by Lance, turning him into a pigeon. The spy must now find a way to save the world while being trapped in the body of such a small animal. Rashida Jones lends her voice as Marcy Kappel, a Secret Agent who is part of Lance’s world of undercover operations. Undoubtedly, the actress will be looking to amaze us with her performance.
5. Between Two Ferns: The Movie (2019)