Viola Davis is ready to tell her story, in her own words. On Tuesday, HarperOne announced that Davis' forthcoming memoir, Finding Me, will be released on April 19, 2022 in partnership with Ebony Magazine Publishing. Described as a story of "overcoming," Davis' book will share details of... Read More.
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.