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Viola Davis to Portray Michelle Obama in ‘First Ladies’ TV Series

Viola Davis to Portray Michelle Obama in 'First Ladies' TV Series

A Showtime series centered around the First Ladies of the United States is on the way. The first season will focus on Michelle Obama, Betty Ford, and Eleanor Roosevelt. Viola Davis is set to portray our forever FLOTUS in the hourlong drama. Davis expressed her gratitude for her new gig on Twitter, “Sooo proud!!! Honoring […]

Director James Gunn Announces Lineup for ‘The Suicide Squad’


Director James Gunn has revealed what appears to be the full cast for the upcoming DC movie The Suicide Squad. It’s quite a long list of names, which perhaps signals that some of the characters will be canon fodder when they go on dangerous missions. As Gunn said in his tweet, “Don’t get too attached.” […]

Viola Davis to Star In and Produce Shirley Chisholm Biopic

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Viola Davis is receiving high praise for her starring role in Widows but will soon take on the role of Shirley Chisholm in a biopic. Deadline reports Viola Davis will also serve as a producer for the film. The Fighting Shirley Chisholm will be a partnership between Davis and Amazon Studios. The film will chronicle […]

Stephen Curry, Viola Davis to Executive Produce Documentary About Charleston Church Shooting

Stephen Curry, Viola Davis to Executive Produce Documentary About Charleston Church Shooting

Emanuel, a documentary about the 2015 Charleston church shooting in which white supremacist, Dylann Roof, murdered nine African American churchgoers, has enlisted NBA star, Stephen Curry, and Viola Davis and Julius Tennon’s JuVee Productions as executive producers. The docu highlights interviews with survivors and relatives and is a piercing story of equity and confidence, love […]

Viola Davis Admits to Having Regrets About her Role on ‘The Help’

Viola Davis Admits to Having Regrets About her Role on 'The Help'

Academy Award-winner Viola Davis is a household name with tons of movies and television shows on her resume but she has regrets about her role on The Help. Fresh off the heels of the premiere of Steve McQueen’s, Widows, at the Toronto International Film Festival, Davis expressed her grievances about the film’s portrayal. While she […]

Viola Davis and Michelle Rodriguez Star in New Movie ‘Widows’

Viola Davis & Michelle Rodriguez Stars in New Movie 'Widows'

Viola Davis is about to turn Hollywood up with a new movie titled, Widows. The Academy Award-winning actress will be starring alongside Michelle Rodriguez, Cynthia Erivo, and Elizabeth Debicki in the action-packed film. Fans will be seeing Davis in a completely different light as she takes the leadership role, but instead of just drawing out the […]

Rapper Lil’ Mama Makes Oscar Moves and Spotted With Hollywood’s Elite


There is something special about the Oscars… and now more than ever, Hip-Hop is making her way into the rank and file. With the Queen of Hip-Hop Soul, Mary J, Blige getting nominated, alongside two time Oscar nominate and one time winner, Common, one might feel like at any given moment someone is gonna break […]

Viola Davis Speaks Truth At The Women’s March To Crowd Of Thousands

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Thousands took to the streets today in the 2018 Women’s March to protest violence, abuse and inequity against women throughout the world. This national campaign, rooted in feminine backlash to Trumpism, gave voice to the “Me Too” and “Times Up” movement.  While many celebrities spoke at the march, Viola Davis took the cake by delivering […]

Watch: ‘How to Get Away With Murder’ Season 4 Teaser

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Are you ready for Fall TV? “How to Get Away With Murder” dropped it’s juicy season four teaser. Advertisement ABC describes the season’s highlights: In the wake of Wes’ tragic death, Annalise returns to her family home to pick up the pieces of her shattered life, and realizes that, in order to rebuild, she must […]

Donald Glover, Tracee Ellis Ross, Viola Davis, and More Earn Emmy Nods


Thursday morning [July 13], the Emmy Awards Show announced this year’s nominations as the season gets underway. The usual suspects made their way onto the nomination block in the forms of Tracee Ellis Ross and Viola Davis, as Donald Glover also secured a nomination for his Atlanta series. Ross’s Black-ish is in the running for […]

Viola Davis Becomes First Black Actor To Win Oscar, Emmy And Tony


Sunday night marked a huge win for Viola Davis. Not only did she take the award for Best Supporting Actress for her critically acclaimed work in “Fences,” but the star made history. As a teary-eyed Davis accepted the Oscar at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles, she achieved what’s known as the triple crown of […]

Interview: Actors Jovan Adepo, Stephen McKinnley Henderson Talk ‘FENCES’


What a time. Coincidence? I think not. More like fate’s magical work at play. August Wilson’s classic 1983 stage play FENCES film adaptation is so timely it’s freaky. A film chock full of life, mental health, death, inter-family relationships and bouts of internal struggle, Troy Maxson’s one liner, “Life doesn’t owe you nothing, you owe […]

Watch Denzel Washington and Viola Davis in First Trailer for ‘Fences’


Viola Davis and Denzel Washington are standing strong in the very first trailer for Fences the film tells the story of a retired baseball player and his family during the 1950’s in Pittsburgh.  The movie is based on the August Wilson’s Tony and Pulitzer- Prize winning play and directed by Washington himself.  The pair starred in […]

Viola Davis, Taraji P. Henson, Idris Elba Highlight 2016 Emmy Nominations

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The 2016 Emmy nominations have been announced, and there are some obvious picks, some surprises, but an overall fascinating bunch of actors, actresses and TV shows that have been revealed as the best of the best of the small screen. Viola Davis, Robin Wright and Taraji P. Henson are two of the six actresses nominated […]

Viola Davis Signs Development Deal With ABC


On Thursday, April 28, Variety revealed actress Viola Davis signed an overall deal with ABC Studios and ABC Signature Studios. Earlier this week, the network’s other leading lady, Kerry Washington, announced a similar deal. Davis and her husband, actor Julius Tennon, will develop new projects for ABC’s broadcast, cable, and streaming services through their company, JuVee Productions. “We started JuVee because we […]

Good Thing Jared Leto Didn’t Send Viola Davis Used Condoms and Anal Beads


Jared Leto has reportedly been very committed to his role as the Joker in the forthcoming blockbuster film, Suicide Squad.  Similar to the clown-like super villain, Leto sent members of the cast weird gifts as a token of appreciation. He openly bragged about sending cast members used condoms and anal beads. He also sent Margot Robbie a rat, […]

A New Trailer for ‘Suicide Squad’ Dropped at Last Night’s MTV Movie Awards

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Get More: 2016 MTV Movie Awards, Latest Movie News, Movie Exclusive: ‘Suicide Squad’ Blitz Trailer – 2016 MTV Movie Awards The year’s most anticipated “superhero” flick, Suicide Squad, now has a new trailer, and if you weren’t convinced to go see it before, good luck resisting now. Advertisement The new clip, which stars Margot Robbie, […]