Archive for the 'Viola' Category
Netflix has released a feature on Viola’s performance of Ma Rainey. Viola Davis and the Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom cast Colman Domingo, Michael Potts, Glynn Turman, director George C. Wolfe and producer Denzel Washington, break down what it was like to see her become the “Mother of the Blues” in Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom.
Viola spoke with ET Canada about working with her co-star Chadwick Boseman! Academy Award-winner Viola Davis reflects on working with the late Chadwick Boseman on his final film, “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom”, which is already receiving Oscar buzz.
Viola Davis on Ma Rainey and Playing the Mother of Blues InStyle’s December cover star is the talented Viola Davis, whose list of accolades include an Academy Award, Emmy Award and two Tony Awards. In this video, she introduces her new film, Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom and shares the inspiration for playing the legendary blues […]
Chicago, 1927. A recording session. Tensions rise between Ma Rainey (Viola Davis), her ambitious horn player (Chadwick Boseman), and the white management determined to control the legendary “Mother of the Blues.” Based on Pulitzer Prize winner August Wilson’s play. Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, directed by George C. Wolfe. Starring Viola Davis, Chadwick Boseman, Colman Domingo, […]