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Viola Davis Becomes The Most-Nominated Black Actress in Oscar History


Viola Davis made Oscar history. Visit for more information Viola Davis was nominated for Best Actress for her titular portrayal in Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom starring Chadwick Boseman. This marks the 55-year-old’s fourth nod from the Academy, following her nominations for Doubt, The Help and her win for Fences. Davis breaks the tie that she once held with […]

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. Visit for more information Viola Davis is set to portray our forever FLOTUS in the hourlong drama. Davis expressed her gratitude for her new gig […]

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. Visit for more information The Fighting Shirley Chisholm will be a partnership between Davis and Amazon […]

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. Visit for more information The docu highlights interviews with survivors and relatives and is a piercing story […]

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. Visit for more information Fresh off the heels of the premiere of Steve McQueen’s, Widows, at the Toronto International Film Festival, Davis expressed her grievances about […]

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. Visit for more information Fans will be seeing Davis in a completely different light as she takes the leadership role, but instead […]

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. Visit for more information 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 […]

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? Visit for more information “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 […]

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. Visit for more information 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 […]

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. Visit for more information As a teary-eyed Davis accepted the Oscar at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles, she achieved what’s known […]

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 […]