The show — featuring interviews with leading Emmy contenders including Amy Schumer, Taraji P. Henson, Viola Davis, Lena Dunham and Ricky Gervais — will air every Sunday starting Aug. 2 leading up to the Primetime Emmy Awards. read m...
When you see a chocolate-complexioned actress on TV in a complex and sexualized role, clap for that woman and whoever cast her, Viola Davis argues, because dark-brown women have to contend with the colorism hurdle just to land quality roles, the Academy Award nominee revealed during an interview with the Wrap.
Viola Davis wowed TV viewers last year when she stripped off her wig and makeup during a powerful scene on Shonda Rhimes’ hit ABC series “How To Get Away With Murder.” This month, Davis graces the cover of The Wrap Magazine in a stunning...Show More Summary
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She says that scene was all about separating the public and private selves.
It's on! The super villain movie "Suicide Squad" -- starring Will Smith, Margot Robbie, Jared Leto, Jai Courtney, Viola Davis, Scott Eastwood, and 100 other cool people -- is still filming with director David Ayer at the helm. A bunch...Show More Summary
Viola Davis wasn't going to try and be "the Vogue woman" on ABC's "How to Get Away With Murder," in which she plays no-nonsense top defense attorney and stoic college professor Annalise Keating. That goal was certainly put to the test...Show More Summary
The now-iconic wig scene of How to Get Away With Murder — the one where Viola Davis removes her makeup and her wig to reveal her totally bare, eyebrowless face and close-cropped hair — aired in October, and here we are in June still discussing its importance. In an interview with... More »
Kim Kardashian, Viola Davis and Julia Louis-Dreyfus, alongside tech superstars like Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel and WWW creator Sir Tim Berners-Lee will take part in the ad festival in Cannes this week. read more
In case you missed the memos, Suicide Squad's immovable ice queen, Amanda Waller will be nothing less than an extraordinary badass. While such an idea has already been emphasized on a number of occasions, actress Viola Davis just definitively...Show More Summary
Actress Viola Davis had the chance to sit down with night-show host Jimmy Kimmel and talk a tad bit about her character Amanda Waller in David Ayer’s upcoming super villain action team-up "Suicide Squad" (that was a mouthful). “[Amanda]...Show More Summary
Viola Davis sat down with Jimmy Kimmel to talk about Suicide Squad and her character Amanda Waller.
Viola Davis talked about Amanda Waller at length with Jimmy Kimmel, even showing off her "Suicide Squad" battle wound.
Viola Davis’ Daughter Genesis Tags Along For “Jimmy Kimmel Live” Taping Viola Davis’ little girl Genesis is growing up so fast! She brought her along with her for a taping of “Jimmy Kimmel Live”. Wale was also seen arriving
Probably one of the worst parts about stereotypes is when the person being stereotyped starts believing the hype.
How to Get Away With Murder’s Viola Davis was a huge actress before she made the switch to TV playing the hardened attorney Annalise Keating. She was nominated for two Oscars for her roles in The Help and Doubt, and was getting steady work as an actress. Show More Summary
Viola Davis is no stranger to television, having appeared in episodes of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Traveler and United States of Tara. It wasn't until she was cast as the lead in...
Lizzy Caplan, Taraji Henson, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Jessica Lange, Viola Davis and Ruth Wilson tell all
It takes guts for a Hollywood actress to portray an imperfect woman. Or as Viola Davis calls it, to "woman up." During The Hollywood Reporter’s Emmy Nominee Actress roundtable, Davis opened up about her lead role on "How to Get Away with Murder" -- and the anxiety and self-doubt that came along with getting it. Show More Summary
For The Hollywood Reporter's latest cover story, the magazine gathered a few of the best women on TV — Viola Davis, Taraji P. Henson, Jessica Lange, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Lizzy Caplan, and Ruth Wilson — for a roundtable interview. In it, the A-list actresses had a frank and eye-opening conversation about... More »