Netflix has unveiled the trailer for its upcoming special Chadwick Boseman: Portrait of an Artist. The special intimately explores Boseman’s extraordinary life and Oscar-nominated career, with appearances from Spike Lee, Danai Gurira, Viola Davis and Taylour Paige, the latter two of whom co-starred alongside Boseman... Read More.
Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom star Viola Davis was honored with the African American Film Critics Association's prestigious Icon Award at a ceremony, presented virtually on Wednesday. Davis' Ma Rainey co-star Colman Domingo made the presentation, during which he described Davis as “one of the greatest actors of all time,” according to the
(LOS ANGELES) -- Viola Davis made history Monday morning when the 2021 Oscar nominations were announced: The actress received a best actress nomination for Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, which marked her fourth Oscar nod. With her 2021 nod for playing Ma Rainey in the George C. Wolfe-directed... Read More.
(LOS ANGELES) -- Hollywood legend Cicely Tyson, a pioneering actress whose career spanned seven decades, died Thursday at the age of 96, ABC News confirmed. A cause of death has not been revealed. Following news of the icon's death, celebrities took to social media to... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Viola Davis says she took on a role she "didn't think [she] could play" when she transformed into the buxom, outspoken Blues singer Ma, in Ma Rainey's Black Bottom. In a preview event for the upcoming Netflix film, Davis... Read More.