Viola Davis

Viola Davis & John Boyega Go Into Battle In ‘The Woman King’ Trailer

The trailer for Gina Prince-Bythewood-directed epic The Woman King has released, with the film starring Viola Davis, John Boyega and othera.… Read More

July 6, 2022

Viola Davis Sounds Off on ‘The First Lady’ Criticism

Speaking with BBC News, Viola Davis responded to critics that reacted negatively to her portrayal of Michelle Obama in The… Read More

April 26, 2022

“He’s Sorely Missed”: Dave Chappelle Remembers Paul Mooney

Dave Chappelle and other celebrities pay tribute to the late Paul Mooney. On Wednesday morning journalist Roland S. Martin announced… Read More

May 19, 2021

Spike Lee and Viola Davis Reflect on Chadwick Boseman for ‘Portrait of an Artist’ Trailer

Viola Davis, Spike Lee, and more gather to reflect on Chadwick Boseman and his legacy. On Tuesday, Netflix revealed the… Read More

April 13, 2021

Swizz Beatz, Eve, Missy Elliott, and More Honor DMX With Heartfelt Condolences

Peers, family, and fans paid tribute to the legendary DMX on Friday. On Friday, the family of DMX announced that… Read More

April 9, 2021

Viola Davis Shows That Being The “Mother Of The Blues” Isn’t Easy In New Ma Rainey Teaser

Ma Rainey's Black Bottom, which features Viola Davis as the "Mother of the Blues," will premiere December 18 globally on… Read More

December 2, 2020

Viola Davis and Chadwick Boseman Shine in Official Trailer for ‘Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom’

Produced by Denzel Washington, the film is an adaptation of August Wilson's 1982 play, Ma Rainey's Black Bottom. On Monday,… Read More

October 19, 2020

Here’s a First Look at Chadwick Boseman’s Final Role in ‘Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom’

The Netflix film is an adaptation of August Wilson's 1984 Broadway play, directed by George C. Wolfe and produced by… Read More

October 1, 2020

Viola Davis Says ‘The Help’ Was Created “In the Cesspool of Systemic Racism”

  Viola Davis spoke with Vanity Fair about her role in The Help.  Oscar-winning actress Viola Davis covered the July/August issue… Read More

July 14, 2020

Viola Davis to Play Michelle Obama in “First Ladies” Showtime Series

  View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Viola Davis (@violadavis) on Aug 1, 2019 at 1:22pm… Read More

August 26, 2019

Viola Davis On Hollywood Naming Her The Black Meryl Streep: ‘Pay Me What I’m Worth’

Viola Davis is coming after her just due. Actress Viola Davis sat down with journalist Tina Brown for the Women in… Read More

February 16, 2018

Viola Davis’ JuVee Productions Looking To Raise $250 Million For Future Projects

JuVee Productions, Viola Davis and husband Julius Tennon's film, television, and digital production company, is looking to expand. The production company,… Read More

March 29, 2017

Frank Ocean Reacts To Viola Davis’ Historic Best Supporting Actress Oscar Win

Frank Ocean infamously ignored the Grammys this year. That doesn't mean that the elusive singer doesn't care about award show… Read More

February 27, 2017

SAG Awards 2017: See The Full List Of Winners

The SAG Awards are in the books, and Hidden Figures, Denzel Washington and Viola Davis' performances in Fences, and Mahershala… Read More

January 30, 2017

Golden Globes 2017: See All Of Tonight’s Winners

The 2017 Golden Globes are in the record books, and black Hollywood took home lots of the evening's most prestigious… Read More

January 8, 2017

Denzel Washington, Viola Davis & Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Talk Race, Family & ‘Fences’

Fences will be hitting theaters towards the end of December, and ahead of its release director and actor Denzel Washington and… Read More

December 1, 2016