Viola Davis

How The SAG Awards Nailed What the Oscars Could Never Get Right


Amid the controversy enveloping the Oscars this year, the Screen Actors Guild Awards made diversity the big winner Saturday night [January 30, 2016]. Among the winners were Queen Latifah for her role in HBO’s Bessie, Viola Davis for her work as Annalise Keating on How to Get Away with Murder and Uzo Aduba who took […]

Priyanka Chopra, Viola Davis, Tracee Ellis Ross & More Shine At Elle’s Women In TV Celebration


Earlier [Wednesday, January 20] Elle Editor-in-Chief Robbie Myers hosted the magazine’s fifth annual Elle Women in TV celebration at the Sunset Tower Hotel in West Hollywood. The elegant and star-studded event honored women in the television industry and celebrated the release of Elle‘s February Women in Television issue. Its cover stars are Priyanka Chopra, Viola Davis, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Taraji P. […]

Viola Makes History At Emmy Awards, Gives Enthralling Speech

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Viola Davis just went back to back. Last night, at the 67th Emmy Awards, Viola Davis won the award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series, making her the first Black woman ever to take home the award. She was acknowledged for her role as Annalise Keating, the no-nonsense lawyer and professor with a huge secret […]

Watch The Trailer of ‘Lila & Eve’ Starring Jennifer Lopez & Viola Davis

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Golden Globe-nominee Jennifer Lopez and Academy Award-nominee Viola Davis team up for a vigilante thriller.  The film premiered in at Sundance Film Festival in 2014, the film hits theaters July 17th. When teenage Stephon is killed in a drive-by shooting, his mother, Lila, slips into a paralyzing grief. She joins a support group for women who have lost children […]

Viola Davis Wants The Lead Role In An HBO Biopic On Harriet Tubman

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Viola Davis wants to get away with murder, and embark in a journey through the Underground Railroad Viola Davis is in the kitchen cooking up a project based on Kate Clifford Larson’s book, Bound for the Promised Land: Harriet Tubman: Portrait of an American Hero with Entourage executive producer Doug Ellin. The biopic will be focused on Harriet […]