Viola Davis

inTumblr CREDIT: REX SHUTTERSTOCK According to Variety.com, TriStar Pictures has acquired worldwide rights to the feature film “The Woman King,” inspired by true events and based on an original story by Maria Bello, starring Viola Davis and Lupita Nyong’o. The film is produced by Cathy Schulman’s Welle Entertainment, Davis and Julius Tennon of JuVee Productions, and Bello […]

Viola Davis is a newly minted Oscar winner, but the Fences star grew up with much, much less. Davis opens up in PEOPLE’s new cover story about the struggles of growing up in poverty and how her talent propelled her to success later in life. In the issue, the Best Supporting Actress winner talks movingly […]

https://twitter.com/RobIsRandomAF_6/status/836092576088358912?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw We all know the president likes to tweet. But his Twitter fingers were surprisingly silent Sunday night as Black, Muslim and queer citizens disproved his warped view of American greatness at the Academy Awards. A Steve Harvey-esque mix-up brought the cast and crews of Best Picture competitors, La La Land and Moonlight onto the […]

With all of the success the hit film Fences had last year, many thought Denzel Washington was a shoe-in to snag the Academy Award for Best Actor. Unfortunately, the award went to Casey Affleck for his role in Manchester by the Sea, but fans of the Oscar nominated flick, as well as Denzel himself, were […]

While The Academy Awards of recent years have noticeably been lacking in melanin, but the 89th Annual Academy Awards sought to correct #OscarsSoWhite in one night. It’s hard to argue that it was one of the Blackest Oscars in recent memory, if not ever. Just before the red carpet got underway, the night began on social media […]

Viola Davis finally has the Academy Award she deserves. The acclaimed actress won the statue for Best Supporting Actress at the Oscars, for her role in Fences. And thank God we had a box of tissues ready when she delivered her acceptance speech. “There’s one place that all the people with the greatest potential are gathered, one place, […]

At this point, Viola Davis should get awards for her speeches! It’s no secret that Viola Davis killed it in Fences (if you haven’t seen it, run to your nearest theater now). Her performance was universally praised and she is a shoe-in for the Oscars.  Just moments ago, she won her second Golden Globe for […]

Meryl Streep had the honor of helping to present Viola Davis with her long-deserved star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, which took place during a ceremony Thursday. “Ms. Tyson and Ms. Streep were the only actors I talked about back in the day,” Davis told the gathering of family, friends and fans, referring to her […]

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getty images: ‘Fences’ is already a Tony Award-winning play, but how will it do in the Oscar race? The play first opened in 1987 winning the Tony for best play that year, and when they did a revival of it in 2010, it won “best revival” as well as best actor for Denzel Washington and best actress […]