Archive for the 'Articles' Category

February 18, 2017   Ali   0 Comment Articles, Co-Stars

People did this awesome article about how Viola & Denzel met and how they built a friendship. Denzel Washington doesn’t remember exactly when he met Viola Davis — but she does. It was 21 years ago when Davis was starring in the 1996 Broadway production of August Wilson’s play Seven Guitars. “He came [backstage] and […]

February 5, 2017   Ali   0 Comment Articles, Fences

Viola spoke with TV Guide.com on why the story of Fences is important. Viola Davis made history in 2015 when she became the first black actress to win the lead drama actress Emmy for How to Get Away with Murder. She’s once again rewriting the awards annals this year: She’s the first black actress to […]

January 24, 2017   Ali   0 Comment Articles, Awards

People did this article on Viola’s three Oscar nominations! Viola Davis just earned her place in the record books. The 51-year-old actress earned her third Academy Award nomination Tuesday when she received a Best Supporting Actress nod for her role in Fences, and in the process became the most-nominated black actress in Oscar history. The […]

December 22, 2016   Ali   0 Comment Articles, Fences

“Art has got to be inclusive. The landscape of America is not what it was. The demographics have changed.” Hollywood isn’t exactly known for its progressive approach to onscreen representation (see: #OscarsSoWhite rounds one and two), but 2016 delivered several films that break the norm—including Fences. The Denzel Washington-directed movie is based on a play […]

December 12, 2016   Ali   0 Comment Articles

A beautiful feature profile was done in the newest issue of The New Yorker. How the star of “Fences” and “How to Get Away with Murder” got away from her difficult past. On January 25, 2009, a jubilant Meryl Streep stood before a gala crowd at the Screen Actors Guild Awards, in Los Angeles, having […]

December 12, 2016   Ali   0 Comment Articles, Awards

People did a feature highlighting Viola’s acceptance speech from last night’s awards show. Viola Davis delivered some very powerful words at the Critics’ Choice Awards Sunday night. The actress, who won the best supporting actress award for her role in Fences and is nominated for best actress in a drama series for How to Get […]

December 7, 2016   Marica   0 Comment Articles

Viola Davis Actress/Producer Category: The Stars After her second Emmy nomination (and a 2015 win) for How to Get Away With Murder, Davis, 51, now is in the Oscar conversation with the Denzel Washington-helmed Fences. The two-time Oscar nominee’s JuVee Productions in 2016 inked a new two-year overall deal with ABC Studios and sold original […]

September 18, 2016   Ali   0 Comment Articles

The Hollywood Reporter shares what Viola discussed on tonight’s Emmys Red Carpet. The actress who made history with her best drama actress win last year told ABC’s red carpet preshow that she feels no pressure to repeat this year. Last year Viola Davis made history with her Emmy win, becoming the first black actress to […]

September 17, 2016   Ali   0 Comment Articles

Viola Davis is aiming for an Emmy repeat this weekend. The “How to Get Away With Murder” star is a contender for Outstanding Lead actress in a Drama Series, a category she won last year. Though she has an Emmy victory on her résumé, Davis isn’t necessarily more relaxed because of her trophy going into […]

June 23, 2016   Marica   0 Comment Articles, Interviews

Viola Davis made history last year as the first black woman to win the Emmy for lead actress in a drama, but the accomplishment still has not sunk in. “It’s not my style to walk around and think, ‘I can’t believe I won an Emmy.’ I just don’t think like that,” confesses the star of […]

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