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Viola Davis determined to go above and beyond on diversity - Gulf News
26 Jun 2019

Viola Davis determined to go above and beyond on diversity  Gulf News

When Viola Davis started her production company nearly a decade ago, she was determined to bring about change in Hollywood with a strategic mandate: ...


Denzel Washington, Viola Davis and Chadwick Boseman's new film is now casting extras in Pittsburgh - PennLive
24 Jun 2019

Denzel Washington, Viola Davis and Chadwick Boseman's new film is now casting extras in Pittsburgh  PennLive

Washington is producing the film "Ma Rainey's Black Bottom," based on the play of the same name by Pittsburgh playwright August Wilson.


Viola Davis to sing the blues in Netflix film about queer musical legend - Queerty
25 Jun 2019

Viola Davis to sing the blues in Netflix film about queer musical legend  Queerty

Viola Davis will bring her Oscar-winning acting chops to a film adaptation of the August Wilson play Ma Rainey's Black Bottom, dramatizing a moment in the life ...


Viola Davis To Play Queer Blues Legend Ma Rainey on the Big Screen - Advocate.com
23 Jun 2019

Viola Davis To Play Queer Blues Legend Ma Rainey on the Big Screen  Advocate.com

Academy Award winner Viola Davis has been tapped to play the unapologetically queer "mother of the blues" Ma Rainey in August Wilson's Ma Rainey's Black ...


Viola Davis, Chadwick Boseman star in Netflix's 'Ma Rainey's Black Bottom' - NBC News
20 Jun 2019

Viola Davis, Chadwick Boseman star in Netflix's 'Ma Rainey's Black Bottom'  NBC News

Viola Davis and Chadwick Boseman will star in the movie adaptation of the August Wilson's play " Ma Rainey's Black Bottom" for Netflix.


Viola Davis, Chadwick Boseman Starring in ‘Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom’ for Netflix - Variety
19 Jun 2019

Viola Davis, Chadwick Boseman Starring in ‘Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom’ for Netflix  Variety

Viola Davis and Chadwick Boseman will star in the movie adaptation of the play "Ma Rainey's Black Bottom" for Netflix.


Viola Davis is making another August Wilson adaptation after Oscar win for Fences - Entertainment Weekly News
19 Jun 2019

Viola Davis is making another August Wilson adaptation after Oscar win for Fences  Entertainment Weekly News

Viola Davis will be back playing another character from the August Wilson canon after winning the Best Supporting Actress Oscar in 2017 for her role in Denzel ...


Viola Davis signs on for another August Wilson adaptation coming to Netflix - TheGrio
21 Jun 2019

Viola Davis signs on for another August Wilson adaptation coming to Netflix  TheGrio

Oscar-winner, Viola Davis has been tapped to star in yet another stage to screen August Wilson production after her powerful performance in the 2017 Fences ...


Now Casting: Netflix's 'Ma Rainey's Black Bottom' Starring Viola Davis and Chadwick Boseman Needs Talent + 3 More Gigs - Backstage
21 Jun 2019

Now Casting: Netflix's 'Ma Rainey's Black Bottom' Starring Viola Davis and Chadwick Boseman Needs Talent + 3 More Gigs  Backstage

Wrap up your week with the great gigs in today's casting roundup! The upcoming Netflix adaptation of August Wilson's “Ma Rainey's Black Bottom,” starring Viola ...


Cicely Tyson on Letting Loose Opposite the ‘Flawless’ Viola Davis in ‘How to Get Away With Murder’ - TheWrap
19 Jun 2019

Cicely Tyson on Letting Loose Opposite the ‘Flawless’ Viola Davis in ‘How to Get Away With Murder’  TheWrap

TheWrap Emmy Magazine: "When I have an opportunity to work with someone that giving, it's extraordinary," Tyson says of the "How to Get Away With Murder" ...


What's on? TV highlights for Wednesday - RTE.ie
26 Jun 2019

What's on? TV highlights for Wednesday  RTE.ie

RTÉ Investigates looks into the greyhound industry, Viola Davis returns in How to Get Away with Murder, No Offence is back on RTÉ 2, while it's finale time for ...


Viola Davis on race in Hollywood: ‘Why do I have to be lighter than a paper bag in order to be sexualized?’ - Yahoo Finance
31 May 2019

Viola Davis on race in Hollywood: ‘Why do I have to be lighter than a paper bag in order to be sexualized?’  Yahoo Finance

Viola Davis has overcome plenty of obstacles to achieve success as an African-American actress in Hollywood. And now she is challenging all of the industry's ...


Viola Davis, Amy Poehler, Issa Rae take the stage at annual Women in Film gala - The Boston Globe
13 Jun 2019

Viola Davis, Amy Poehler, Issa Rae take the stage at annual Women in Film gala  The Boston Globe

In a night of commanding words from some of the most accomplished women in entertainment — the likes of Issa Rae, Viola Davis and producer Cathy ...


Viola Davis and Julius Tennon to Executive Produce New Docuseries, In a Man’s World, Featuring Women Disguised as Men - The Root
30 May 2019

Viola Davis and Julius Tennon to Executive Produce New Docuseries, In a Man’s World, Featuring Women Disguised as Men  The Root

Actors Julius Tennon (L) and Viola Davis attend the 68th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards on September 18, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. Photo: Alberto E.


TV To Go: What to catch this week - Metro Newspaper UK
26 Jun 2019

TV To Go: What to catch this week  Metro Newspaper UK

Now TV How To Get Away With Murder When this high-class legal thriller set out, Viola Davis (above) was a well-regarded if mid-division actor. Now she's an ...


Viola Davis’s message to white women: ‘Get to know me’ - Yahoo News
28 May 2019

Viola Davis’s message to white women: ‘Get to know me’  Yahoo News

But Davis does see a path forward: empathy and becoming educated on one another's experiences.


Denzel Washington To Direct All-Star Cast Featuring Viola Davis, Chadwick Boseman In Netflix Adaptation Of “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom” - MadameNoire
20 Jun 2019

Denzel Washington To Direct All-Star Cast Featuring Viola Davis, Chadwick Boseman In Netflix Adaptation Of “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom”  MadameNoire

Denzel Washington again moves from the actor's chair to behind the lens in an upcoming adaptation of August Wilson's award-winning play Ma Rainey's Black ...


'Emanuel': Steph Curry, Viola Davis and Mariska Hargitay's Doc Shows the Power of Forgiveness in the Face of Hate - Patheos
15 Jun 2019

'Emanuel': Steph Curry, Viola Davis and Mariska Hargitay's Doc Shows the Power of Forgiveness in the Face of Hate  Patheos

Christ asked us to love our enemies and forgive those who do us wrong. The documentary "Emanuel" demonstrates just how hard, controversial and powerful ...


Viola Davis, Chadwick Boseman, Michael Potts to star in Netflix adaptation of Ma Rainey's Black Bottom - Firstpost
21 Jun 2019

Viola Davis, Chadwick Boseman, Michael Potts to star in Netflix adaptation of Ma Rainey's Black Bottom  Firstpost

Viola Davis and Chadwick Boseman are set to star in Denzel Washington's next production Ma Rainey's Black Bottom. The feature is an adaptation of August ...


‘When They See Us’ earning raves across the industry from Viola Davis, to Guillermo Del Toro, to Jessica Chastain - Gold Derby
07 Jun 2019

‘When They See Us’ earning raves across the industry from Viola Davis, to Guillermo Del Toro, to Jessica Chastain  Gold Derby

Critics love “When They See Us.” The Netflix limited series premiered to rave reviews when it dropped on Friday, May 31. But its Emmy hopes will be determined ...


Lillias White, Viola Davis, Condola Rashad, and More Among NAACP Theatre Award Recipients - Playbill.com
13 Jun 2019

Lillias White, Viola Davis, Condola Rashad, and More Among NAACP Theatre Award Recipients  Playbill.com

Tony winner Lillias White will be honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award at the 28th Annual NAACP Theatre Wards in Los Angeles this month. The awards ...


Photo Gallery: Celebrating Women – Viola Davis - YourCentralValley.com
04 Mar 2019

Photo Gallery: Celebrating Women – Viola Davis  YourCentralValley.com

LOS ANGELES, CA – SEPTEMBER 20: Actress Viola Davis, winner of the award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series for 'How to Get Away With ...


Viola Davis, Lillias White, Condola Rashad And More To Receive NAACP Theatre Awards - Broadway World
11 Jun 2019

Viola Davis, Lillias White, Condola Rashad And More To Receive NAACP Theatre Awards  Broadway World

28th Annual NAACP Theatre awards will be held on Monday, June 17, 2019. Hosting this year's show will be Comedian Loni Love honoring Herb Wesson Jr.


Viola Davis flashes cleavage in revealing red pantsuit at Women In Film gala in Beverly Hills - Daily Mail
13 Jun 2019

Viola Davis flashes cleavage in revealing red pantsuit at Women In Film gala in Beverly Hills  Daily Mail

Davis's outfit featured a wrap around long-sleeved top and wide-legged trousers.


Viola Davis Says White Women Need To “Get To Know” The Struggles Of Women Of Color - balleralert.com
28 May 2019

Viola Davis Says White Women Need To “Get To Know” The Struggles Of Women Of Color  balleralert.com

Viola Davis says if white women want to help and understand the challenges women of color face, all they have to do is “get to know [them].”


Win Tickets to see Steph Curry & Viola Davis Produced Doc 'Emanuel' On Charleston Church Shooting - Blackfilm
10 Jun 2019

Win Tickets to see Steph Curry & Viola Davis Produced Doc 'Emanuel' On Charleston Church Shooting  Blackfilm

Four years after the devastating tragedy in Charleston, South Carolina that shook the nation, Arbella Studios, in association with JuVee Productions and ...


John Boyega and Letitia Wright to star in Steve McQueen drama for BBC - Independent.ie
26 Jun 2019

John Boyega and Letitia Wright to star in Steve McQueen drama for BBC  Independent.ie

Star Wars actor John Boyega and Black Panther actress Letitia Wright will star in Steve McQueen's new anthology series for the BBC.


TV tonight: Poliakoff's Summer of Rockets trundles to an elegant end - The Guardian
26 Jun 2019

TV tonight: Poliakoff's Summer of Rockets trundles to an elegant end  The Guardian

Petrukhin tries to infiltrate a moustachioed cabal and learn the truth about the Shaws in the cold-war drama. Plus: Wild Bill continues. Here's what to watch this ...


How to Get Away with Murder - Entertainment.ie
25 Jun 2019

How to Get Away with Murder  Entertainment.ie

The return of the legal drama, starring Viola Davis. Annalise is selecting students for her new legal clinic and juggling job offers from competing firms. At th...


Oscars: 31 Upcoming Films That Could Enter the Awards Race - Variety
25 Jun 2019

Oscars: 31 Upcoming Films That Could Enter the Awards Race  Variety

The first half of 2019 has provided several strong contenders for the Oscars, but the next six months will have even more heavy-hitters.


What's on TV Wednesday: ‘Jane the Virgin’ on the CW - Los Angeles Times
26 Jun 2019

What's on TV Wednesday: ‘Jane the Virgin’ on the CW  Los Angeles Times

Yellowstone Live The documentary series ends its first season. 6 p.m. National Geographic. Advertisement. MasterChef The 17 remaining home cooks compete ...


Taraji P. Henson Steals The Show By Doing ‘Da Butt’ In Black Biker Shorts At The BET Awards - Hollywood Life
24 Jun 2019

Taraji P. Henson Steals The Show By Doing ‘Da Butt’ In Black Biker Shorts At The BET Awards  Hollywood Life

Taraji P. Henson got the party started by teaming up with Regina Hall for a dance-off on the BET Awards stage, as part of a nostalgic tribute to their native ...


'How to Get Away With Murder' Creator Prepping Freeform Thriller - Hollywood Reporter
24 Jun 2019

'How to Get Away With Murder' Creator Prepping Freeform Thriller  Hollywood Reporter

'Close Up' has been picked up to pilot, the first such order from new head of originals Lauren Corrao.


James Gunn's The Suicide Squad Will Reportedly Begin Filming In September 2019 - Geek Culture
26 Jun 2019

James Gunn's The Suicide Squad Will Reportedly Begin Filming In September 2019  Geek Culture

Though James Gunn's The Suicide Squad is slated to be released in theatres on August 2021, it seems that they will begin filming much earlier — from ...


Lena Waithe shades Will Smith for not financing black-led movies - Metro.co.uk
24 Jun 2019

Lena Waithe shades Will Smith for not financing black-led movies  Metro.co.uk

Lena Waithe suggests Brad Pitt is doing a better job of supporting black-led movies than Will Smith and Denzel Washington.


Viola Davis: 'I stifled who I was to be seen as pretty. I lost years' - The Guardian
20 Oct 2018

Viola Davis: 'I stifled who I was to be seen as pretty. I lost years'  The Guardian

Success hasn't come easy for the Oscar-winning star. She talks about the limited roles black actors are offered, why The Help was a missed opportunity, and ...


Is 'How to Get Away With Murder' Canceled Or Renewed for Season 6? - Showbiz Cheat Sheet
19 Jun 2019

Is 'How to Get Away With Murder' Canceled Or Renewed for Season 6?  Showbiz Cheat Sheet

Shonda Rhimes is the queen when it comes to creating cult-like followings. She's the mastermind behind several top-notch shows, all of which call ABC home.


APSU to host world premiere of new play by Oscar- and Pulitzer-winning writer John Patrick Shanley - Clarksville Leaf Chronicle
24 Jun 2019

APSU to host world premiere of new play by Oscar- and Pulitzer-winning writer John Patrick Shanley  Clarksville Leaf Chronicle

Talon Beeson, Austin Peay State University assistant professor of acting and directing, doesn't like to brag, but he couldn't help himself during a recent recruiting ...


Naturalization ceremony on Wednesday at Middleton Place on Founding Father's birthday - ABC NEWS 4
25 Jun 2019

Naturalization ceremony on Wednesday at Middleton Place on Founding Father's birthday  ABC NEWS 4

Some of the country's newest Americans will be on hand to celebrate a Founding Father's birthday on Wednesday. A naturalization ceremony will be held at ...


Viola Davis Shares Epic Video of Herself Skydiving from 12,000 Feet - Oprah Mag
28 Mar 2019

Viola Davis Shares Epic Video of Herself Skydiving from 12,000 Feet  Oprah Mag

Viola Davis took to Instagram to share the best video of her skydiving from 12000 feet in the air. See the video here.


‘We all are history’: Viola Davis urges graduates to own successes and failures - The Guardian
20 May 2019

‘We all are history’: Viola Davis urges graduates to own successes and failures  The Guardian

The actor, who was the keynote speaker at Barnard College's commencement ceremony, also spoke of her personal history.


Why Viola Davis won't use movie and TV stylists who don't 'honor' her hair, heritage - ABC News
14 May 2019

Why Viola Davis won't use movie and TV stylists who don't 'honor' her hair, heritage  ABC News

Viola Davis refuses to accept any hairstylist that won't.


Viola Davis is down to do a Season 6 of 'How To Get Away With Murder' - CNN
01 May 2019

Viola Davis is down to do a Season 6 of 'How To Get Away With Murder'  CNN

Viola Davis has been killing it in ABC's "How To Get Away with Murder" for five seasons and she's ready for more.


Viola Davis on Why Hollywood Doesn’t Highlight People of Color - Variety
09 May 2019

Viola Davis on Why Hollywood Doesn’t Highlight People of Color  Variety

Viola Davis knows why executives and casting agents in the upper echelons of Hollywood still refrain from giving projects about people of color the same ...


The Quiet Power of Viola Davis - Glamour
31 Oct 2018

The Quiet Power of Viola Davis  Glamour

In a cramped trailer on the set of the hit ABC show How to Get Away With Murder, I get to watch Viola Davis go into makeup. “I come in here busted up,” she says ...


Idris Elba meets Kwame Kwei-Armah: 'I feel a massive connection with trees' - The Guardian
24 Jun 2019

Idris Elba meets Kwame Kwei-Armah: 'I feel a massive connection with trees'  The Guardian

The actor celebrates all big events in his life by wrapping his arms round a sturdy trunk. With the help of director Kwame Kwei-Armah, he has turned his ...


Viola Davis talks being diagnosed with prediabetes: 'It's been very hard for me' - AOL
05 May 2019

Viola Davis talks being diagnosed with prediabetes: 'It's been very hard for me'  AOL

Viola Davis has chosen to live a life of significance. The Oscar-winning actress recognizes the immense privilege that comes with being as celebrated of an artist ...


Viola Davis Skydives For First Time, 'Tackling My Fears And Freedom' - HuffPost
29 Mar 2019

Viola Davis Skydives For First Time, 'Tackling My Fears And Freedom'  HuffPost

The Oscar-winning actress took the plunge in Hawaii and called the experience "awesome."


Viola Davis tells graduates that empathy fuels change at Barnard Commencement - CU Columbia Spectator
21 May 2019

Viola Davis tells graduates that empathy fuels change at Barnard Commencement  CU Columbia Spectator

Award-winning actress and humanitarian Viola Davis told graduates to find an “elixir” that drives them to work for causes bigger than themselves at Barnard ...


Viola Davis Knows What’s Wrong With Hollywood… and How to Fix It - Variety
04 Sep 2018

Viola Davis Knows What’s Wrong With Hollywood… and How to Fix It  Variety

It was a familiar dilemma for Viola Davis. What to do with her hair? The star of the upcoming film “Widows” needed to know what kind of wig or extensions she ...


Viola Davis Shares Transformative Jury Duty Experience With Her Fans - BET
10 Apr 2019

Viola Davis Shares Transformative Jury Duty Experience With Her Fans  BET

She may play a headstrong, badass attorney on the hit ABC drama How to Get Away With Murder, but Viola Davis, in her regular day-to-day life, is no different ...


5 reasons why Viola Davis could return to the Best Drama Actress Emmy lineup for ‘How to Get Away with Murder’ - Gold Derby
10 Mar 2019

5 reasons why Viola Davis could return to the Best Drama Actress Emmy lineup for ‘How to Get Away with Murder’  Gold Derby

Viola Davis was dropped from the Best Drama Actress Emmy lineup last year, but she has a shot at reclaiming a spot this year.


Viola Davis Discusses America’s Diabetes Crisis, Being Pre-Diabetic - EBONY
01 May 2019

Viola Davis Discusses America’s Diabetes Crisis, Being Pre-Diabetic  EBONY

Oscar, Tony and Emmy Award-winner Viola Davis recently sat down with EBONY to discuss new film, Merck's A Touch of Sugar, a documentary addressing ...


Viola Davis on Being Pre-Diabetic and Not Caring About 'Pushback' For Wearing Natural Hair in 'Widows' - Newsweek
30 Apr 2019

Viola Davis on Being Pre-Diabetic and Not Caring About 'Pushback' For Wearing Natural Hair in 'Widows'  Newsweek

Viola Davis is known for her outspokenness, which is something that separates her from many A-listers in Hollywood today. In Tribeca Film Festival selection A ...


Viola Davis' Net Worth: How Much Is the 'How to Get Away With Murder' Legend Worth Today? - The Cheat Sheet
31 Dec 2018

Viola Davis' Net Worth: How Much Is the 'How to Get Away With Murder' Legend Worth Today?  The Cheat Sheet

Veteran actress and Julliard graduate Viola Davis has been a staple in the entertainment industry since the '90s when she starred in numerous small roles in ...


Viola Davis - L'Officiel
30 Nov 2018

Viola Davis  L'Officiel

With an Oscar to her name (not to mention a Tony and an Emmy), actress Viola Davis has proven that she's an unstoppable force in Hollywood. Her rivetin.


Amazon Studios signs film deal with Viola Davis' production firm - Los Angeles Times
26 Nov 2018

Amazon Studios signs film deal with Viola Davis' production firm  Los Angeles Times

Amazon Studios said Monday it has signed a first-look film *content* deal with the L.A. production firm led by award-winning actress Viola Davis and her husband, ...


Viola Davis on Being Diagnosed With Prediabetes: ‘I Was Shocked’ - Self
01 May 2019

Viola Davis on Being Diagnosed With Prediabetes: ‘I Was Shocked’  Self

Viola Davis usually has an answer for everything according to the actress herself. “I'm someone who always has a solution,” Davis tells SELF. But a year and a ...


Viola Davis Lends Her Voice To Shine Light On A Growing Epidemic - BET
03 May 2019

Viola Davis Lends Her Voice To Shine Light On A Growing Epidemic  BET

The Oscar winner discusses the impact of diabetes on her family and narrating the documentary "A Touch of Sugar."


Viola Davis Hilariously Recounts Her Failed Attempt at a 28-Day Cleanse: 'I Lasted for 2 Days' - PEOPLE.com
15 Nov 2018

Viola Davis Hilariously Recounts Her Failed Attempt at a 28-Day Cleanse: 'I Lasted for 2 Days'  PEOPLE.com

Viola Davis talked about her failed attempt at a 28-day food and drink cleanse and why it only lasted for two days.


Viola Davis explains why there's a long way to go to eliminate racism - BBC News
31 Oct 2018

Viola Davis explains why there's a long way to go to eliminate racism  BBC News

Oscar winner Viola Davis reveals how she has stayed grounded in Hollywood and why there still aren't enough black actors on screen. She spoke to the BBC ...


Viola Davis says she will only work with hairstylists who are familiar with Black hair - TheGrio
17 May 2019

Viola Davis says she will only work with hairstylists who are familiar with Black hair  TheGrio

VIola Davis is voicing an entertainment industry-wide frustration with having to deal with stylists who don't understand the different textures of African American ...


Viola Davis 'regrets' her role in The Help - The Guardian
12 Sep 2018

Viola Davis 'regrets' her role in The Help  The Guardian

Actor has said she felt the voices of the black maids in Oscar-nominated 2011 film were marginalised.


Viola Davis and Nnedi Okorafor Are Working on a Wild Seed TV Series for Amazon - Gizmodo
27 Mar 2019

Viola Davis and Nnedi Okorafor Are Working on a Wild Seed TV Series for Amazon  Gizmodo

Viola Davis is helping to bring Octavia E. Butler's 1980 groundbreaking Afrocentric novel Wild Seed to Amazon Prime, and she's tapped Hugo-winning author ...


Viola Davis to Return as Amanda Waller in James Gunn’s ‘The Suicide Squad’ (Exclusive) - TheWrap
05 Apr 2019

Viola Davis to Return as Amanda Waller in James Gunn’s ‘The Suicide Squad’ (Exclusive)  TheWrap

Viola Davis will return as Amanda Waller in James Gunn's "The Suicide Squad," an individual with knowledge of the project exclusively told TheWrap.


Viola Davis spotted at celebrity hangout in New Rochelle - The Journal News | LoHud.com
25 Apr 2019

Viola Davis spotted at celebrity hangout in New Rochelle  The Journal News | LoHud.com

Award-winning actress Viola Davis is in New York for the Tribeca Film Festival, but made time for a girls night out with her sisters and close friends.


Viola Davis Doesn’t Believe Hollywood ‘Understands’ Or ‘Honors’ Black Hair - EBONY
13 May 2019

Viola Davis Doesn’t Believe Hollywood ‘Understands’ Or ‘Honors’ Black Hair  EBONY

"I don't think that people understand our hair...Hair is something that a lot of people don't honor when you do film."


The Wisdom of Viola Davis: "Anger Is Underrated" - Hollywood Reporter
05 Dec 2018

The Wisdom of Viola Davis: "Anger Is Underrated"  Hollywood Reporter

Viola Davis and Brené Brown have raw exchange about trauma, healing, politics, and how Time's Up is changing Hollywood.


Viola Davis Style File - Vogue.co.uk
08 Nov 2018

Viola Davis Style File  Vogue.co.uk

From Michael Kors to Escada, Marchesa and Zac Posen, Vogue looks back at Viola Davis' best red-carpet looks.


Actress and activist Viola Davis named Barnard's Commencement speaker - CU Columbia Spectator
01 Apr 2019

Actress and activist Viola Davis named Barnard's Commencement speaker  CU Columbia Spectator

Acclaimed actor, activist, and humanitarian Viola Davis, Juilliard '93, will deliver the keynote address at Barnard's 127th Commencement in May, administrators ...


‘Wild Seed’ Drama Series Based On Sci-Fi Book In Works At Amazon From Viola Davis & Julius Tennon’s JuVee Productions - Deadline
28 Mar 2019

‘Wild Seed’ Drama Series Based On Sci-Fi Book In Works At Amazon From Viola Davis & Julius Tennon’s JuVee Productions  Deadline

EXCLUSIVE: Amazon Prime Video is developing Wild Seed, a drama series based on the first book in Octavia E. Butler's acclaimed Patternist sci-fi series, from ...


Award-winning actress, producer Viola Davis to speak at CU Boulder on April 4 - CU Boulder Today
25 Feb 2019

Award-winning actress, producer Viola Davis to speak at CU Boulder on April 4  CU Boulder Today

Viola Davis, an award-winning actress of film, television and theater, will speak at CU Boulder's Macky Auditorium on April 4. Davis is being hosted by the ...


Viola Davis strong: How the 'Widows' star put real muscle into her power drama role - USA TODAY
15 Nov 2018

Viola Davis strong: How the 'Widows' star put real muscle into her power drama role  USA TODAY

Viola Davis is receiving rave reviews as Veronica Rawlins in "Widows," a role that has put last year's Oscar winner for best supporting actress right back in the ...


Viola Davis describes the 'hell' of menopause to Jimmy Kimmel - The Independent
31 Jan 2019

Viola Davis describes the 'hell' of menopause to Jimmy Kimmel  The Independent

Viola Davis has spoken about the realities of menopause, describing it as “hell” and a “dark hole”. The 53-year-old gave her description of the menopause ...


Viola Davis Shares Why 'A Touch Of Sugar' Documentary Is Such A Personal Project For Her - Bustle
30 Apr 2019

Viola Davis Shares Why 'A Touch Of Sugar' Documentary Is Such A Personal Project For Her  Bustle

When actor Viola Davis learned she had prediabetes, she tells Bustle her diagnosis “woke me up.” Even though many women in her family had had diabetes, ...


Viola Davis, Julius Tennon, Marlee Matlin to Keynote Variety’s 2019 Inclusion Summit - Variety
07 May 2019

Viola Davis, Julius Tennon, Marlee Matlin to Keynote Variety’s 2019 Inclusion Summit  Variety

Viola Davis, Julius Tennon and Marlee Matlin will be some of the keynote speakers at Variety's 2019 Inclusion Summit on May 9.


WATCH: Trailer for Viola Davis and Steph Curry Documentary, 'Emanuel' - ColorLines magazine
09 Apr 2019

WATCH: Trailer for Viola Davis and Steph Curry Documentary, 'Emanuel'  ColorLines magazine

The new documentary follows the people whose lives were most impacted by the shooting at Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina.


‘Emanuel’ Trailer: Steph Curry & Viola Davis-Produced Docu Honors Shooting Victims Of Emanuel A.M.E. Church - Deadline
08 Apr 2019

‘Emanuel’ Trailer: Steph Curry & Viola Davis-Produced Docu Honors Shooting Victims Of Emanuel A.M.E. Church  Deadline

EXCLUSIVE: On June 17, 2015, tragedy struck the nation when a white supremacist gunman took the lives of members of the Emanuel A.M.E. church. In the ...


Viola Davis Attached To Star In ‘The Fighting Shirley Chisholm’ For Amazon Studios - Deadline
29 Nov 2018

Viola Davis Attached To Star In ‘The Fighting Shirley Chisholm’ For Amazon Studios  Deadline

EXCLUSIVE: Days after Oscar winner Viola Davis and Julius Tennon's JuVee Productions announced a first look feature production deal with Amazon Studios, ...


Look Back at Fences With Denzel Washington and Viola Davis on Broadway - Playbill.com
26 Apr 2019

Look Back at Fences With Denzel Washington and Viola Davis on Broadway  Playbill.com

The revival of the August Wilson play opened at the Cort Theatre April 26, 2010.


Widows star Viola Davis explains the subtle yet powerful significance of her opening scene - The Independent
12 Nov 2018

Widows star Viola Davis explains the subtle yet powerful significance of her opening scene  The Independent

A clip of Viola Davis speaking about her new film Widows has gone viral, as fans share her important point about representation in Hollywood.


Sundance: Viola Davis Talks Her Rare ‘Troop Zero’ Role, Clarifies Comments on ‘The Help’ - Variety
24 Jan 2019

Sundance: Viola Davis Talks Her Rare ‘Troop Zero’ Role, Clarifies Comments on ‘The Help’  Variety

You don't see Viola Davis like this often, the Academy Award winner said of her new film “Troop Zero,” premiering on Saturday at the Sundance Film Festival.


Widows star Viola Davis praises interracial kiss with Liam Neeson - Mirror Online
07 Nov 2018

Widows star Viola Davis praises interracial kiss with Liam Neeson  Mirror Online

Viola Davis takes on the lead role in Steve McQueen's new heist film Widows and has opened up about their kiss.


Merck and Viola Davis to Debut A Touch of Sugar During Tribeca Film Festival® - PRNewswire
25 Apr 2019

Merck and Viola Davis to Debut A Touch of Sugar During Tribeca Film Festival®  PRNewswire

KENILWORTH, N.J., April 25, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Merck (NYSE: MRK), known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, announced today that its ...


Viola Davis reveals diabetes diagnosis, campaign to raise awareness - The Atlanta Voice
21 May 2019

Viola Davis reveals diabetes diagnosis, campaign to raise awareness  The Atlanta Voice

Academy Award winner Viola Davis has opened up about her prediabetes diagnosis, sharing that she comes from a family with a history of type 2 diabetes.


The “Three Famous Words” That Drive Viola Davis - Vanity Fair
12 Sep 2018

The “Three Famous Words” That Drive Viola Davis  Vanity Fair

When, *fresh* off two Oscar nominations and just a few years away from her first win, Viola Davis signed on to the ABC series How to Get Away With Murder, ...


Viola Davis narrates Delta film stating flying can bring people of all cultures together - The Drum
20 Mar 2019

Viola Davis narrates Delta film stating flying can bring people of all cultures together  The Drum

Delta has tapped Viola Davis for another campaign film, bringing her assured voice to a message that flight and travel can bring the world and its diverse people ...


Viola Davis Will Be Channeling Her Inner Shirley Chisholm in Upcoming Film - The Root
30 Nov 2018

Viola Davis Will Be Channeling Her Inner Shirley Chisholm in Upcoming Film  The Root

Viola Davis, during the Toronto International Film Festival in Toronto on Sept. 9, 2018, (l), and Congresswoman Shirley Chisholm, D-N.Y., the first black woman ...


What to watch on Crave in July 2019 - NOW Magazine
26 Jun 2019

What to watch on Crave in July 2019  NOW Magazine

NOW critics pick the best movies and TV shows coming to the streaming platform, including Veronica Mars, Divorce and The Hilarious House Of Frightenstein.


Viola Davis reveals the most epic life lesson given by her 8-year-old daughter - ABC News
13 Nov 2018

Viola Davis reveals the most epic life lesson given by her 8-year-old daughter  ABC News

Viola Davis is taking on her latest role in the upcoming film,


Viola Davis on What ‘The Help’ Got Wrong and How She Proves Herself - The New York Times
11 Sep 2018

Viola Davis on What ‘The Help’ Got Wrong and How She Proves Herself  The New York Times

It wasn't the voices of the maids that were heard,” she said. She was at the Toronto International Film Festival with “Widows” and answering our reader ...


Viola Davis shares words of wisdom with full audience at Macky Auditorium - CU Independent
05 Apr 2019

Viola Davis shares words of wisdom with full audience at Macky Auditorium  CU Independent

On Thursday, Viola Davis graced the stage at a sold-out Macky Auditorium as the audience, many of whom waited in line for over an hour, applauded ...


Viola Davis says she regrets role in 'The Help' - UPI.com
12 Sep 2018

Viola Davis says she regrets role in 'The Help'  UPI.com

"How to Get Away with Murder" star Viola Davis explained her issues with her Oscar-winning movie "The Help."


Viola Davis talks battle with prediabetes in new documentary 'A Touch of Sugar' - WABC-TV
21 May 2019

Viola Davis talks battle with prediabetes in new documentary 'A Touch of Sugar'  WABC-TV

The new film by the Oscar winner and star of ABC's "How to Get Away with Murder" is rooted in her past.


Viola Davis Career: How She Became the Greatest - /FILM
04 Dec 2018

Viola Davis Career: How She Became the Greatest  /FILM

We examine the career of Viola Davis and how a player of bit parts finally transformed into the leading lady she was always supposed to be.


Viola Davis’ EGOT will have to wait after Grammy snub for Best Spoken Word Album - Gold Derby
07 Dec 2018

Viola Davis’ EGOT will have to wait after Grammy snub for Best Spoken Word Album  Gold Derby

Viola Davis will be stuck at EOT a little bit longer. The Oscar, Emmy and Tony champ only needs a Grammy to complete her EGOT, but she failed to get a Best ...


Viola Davis' Diet Fail Is Relatable AF - E! Online
14 Nov 2018

Viola Davis' Diet Fail Is Relatable AF  E! Online

The Widows star told the hilarious story on The Tonight Show.


“Ms. Tyson Has Always Been My Muse”: Viola Davis on the Life-Changing Magic of Cicely Tyson - Vanity Fair
05 Feb 2019

“Ms. Tyson Has Always Been My Muse”: Viola Davis on the Life-Changing Magic of Cicely Tyson  Vanity Fair

With a career spanning six decades and dozens of film credits, honorary Oscar winner Cicely Tyson is a bastion of Hollywood achievement. Viola Davis looks ...


Viola Davis: 'If I were not a celebrity, I’d be invisible' - The Root
18 Nov 2018

Viola Davis: 'If I were not a celebrity, I’d be invisible'  The Root

I always say that if I were not a celebrity, I'd be invisible” said Viola Davis as she sat across from NPR's Audie Cornish.


Can Glenn Close (‘Sunset Boulevard’) follow in the Oscar-winning footsteps of Viola Davis (‘Fences’)? - Gold Derby
06 Mar 2019

Can Glenn Close (‘Sunset Boulevard’) follow in the Oscar-winning footsteps of Viola Davis (‘Fences’)?  Gold Derby

Glenn Close could finally win Oscar for reprising a Tony-winning stage role in 'Sunset Boulevard.' Viola Davis did the same with 'Fences.'


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