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September 10, 2017   Ali   0 Comment Articles

Here is more information about the special that Viola & Julius executive produced, thanks to The Hollywood Reporter! Jennifer Hudson, Andra Day, Chance the Rapper and other stars took the stage at the taping of the live special which aired on all four major networks. Education has long been a hot button issue in the […]

April 26, 2017   Ali   0 Comment Articles

Time talked to RuPaul at the Time 100 Gala and he shared his thoughts on Viola. Among all those included on the 2017 TIME 100, RuPaul would most like to see Viola Davis appear as a guest judge on RuPaul’s Drag Race . “I really would love to have Viola Davis. You know, she’s so […]

March 29, 2017   Ali   0 Comment Articles

The Tampa Bay Times did this article on how students at the University of South Florida decided to bring Viola to their campus to speak to their students … TAMPA — Six minutes was all it took for University of South Florida staffers to realize they were going to need a bigger building. They had […]

February 26, 2017   Ali   1 Comment Articles

Elizabeth Stewart discusses Viola’s thoughts on picking out those gorgeous dresses she wears during Awards Season with Vanity Fair. Stylist Elizabeth Stewart discusses her client’s perspective on fashion this awards season. Viola Davis is the heavy favorite to take home the best-supporting-actress prize this weekend at the Academy Awards. She is sure to be one […]

February 25, 2017   Ali   0 Comment Articles

The Harvard Gazette has announced that Harvard has chosen Viola as the Harvard Artist of the Year. Will headline Harvard Cultural Rhythms Festival March 4 iola Davis, the popular actress, producer, director, activist, businesswoman, and philanthropist, has been named the 2017 Artist of the Year. She will be awarded the Harvard Foundation’s arts medal at […]

February 25, 2017   Ali   0 Comment Articles, Fences

When Oscar Sunday arrives on Feb. 26, no one will be surprised if Viola Davis wins Best Supporting Actress, thanks to her powerful work in Fences. The three-time Oscar nominee is overdue for a win, and her complete embodiment of the character of Rose should be the role that earns her the statue. In an […]

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 […]

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