The Help

Viola Davis is one of Hollywood’s most talked about actresses. The Academy  Award and Tony winner is promoting her new film, Widows and in a recent Q&A with The New York Times, she revealed that she regrets the role of Aibleen Clark in 2011’s The Help. “Have I ever done roles that I’ve regretted? I have, and The Help is […]

Viola Davis, star of ‘How To Get Away With Murder is about to go behind the camera for her next project that right another ABC drama, about another powerful female lawyer. By, Tonya Pendleton, Blackamericaweb.com Click for more:http://blackamericaweb.com/2014/11/25/viola-davis-to-produce-legal-drama-for-abc/

Two of my favorite actress of all time now have a Dr. in front of their names! Viola Davis. The star of Shonda Rhimes’ new show “How To Get Away With Murder” and Cicely Tyson will receive the same honor from The American Film Institute on June 11. According to sources, the 80 year old Oscar and […]

The long awaited biopic, “Get On Up” is set to be released this summer.  After starring as Jackie Robinson in “42”, Chadwick Boseman gets to flex his acting muscle portraying another iconic figure in American history, The Godfather of Soul, James Brown. Also starring in the film is a list of notable actors, Jill Scott, […]

Viola Davis addressed graduating seniors Thursday at the high school in the struggling Rhode Island city where she grew up, urging them to treasure “hard times and joyous moments” and telling them that the “privilege of a lifetime is being who you are.” The Oscar-nominated actress from the film “The Help” spoke to Central Falls […]

Via: defendernetwork.com Octavia Spencer has completed her sweep through awards season by winning the Best Supporting Actress award at the 84th Academy Awards on Sunday. Spencer — whose role as the outspoken maid Minny in “The Help,” has been honored by the Golden Globes, the Critics Choice Movie Awards, the Screen Actors Guild Awards and […]

Despite torrents of debate among African-Americans over the merits of the segregation-era movie “The Help,” most still hoped that Viola Davis, who plays a maid, would become just the second black winner of the best actress Oscar. http://www.blackamericaweb.com/?q=articles/entertainment/movies/37532

via NewsOne.Com Actress, Octavia Spencer accepted her Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress in “The Help” on Sunday. “Oh, thank you,” a tearful Spencer said as many in the audience rose to their feet. Read More

According to the AP, the now legendary movie ‘The Artist’ took home all the glory but what about ‘The Help?’ http://www.blackamericaweb.com/?q=articles/entertainment/movies/37480

According to MTV.com, the biggest upset of the night arrived in the form of Meryl Streep’s Best Actress win for “The Iron Lady,” a surprising triumph over “The Help” star Viola Davis.  Here’s the complete list of winners.  Read More:

“The Help” has been served eight Image Award nominations. The adaptation of Kathryn Stockett’s best-selling novel about black maids speaking out about their white employers during the civil-rights movement led the 43rd annual NAACP Image Awards nominations Thursday with eight nods in film categories, including outstanding motion picture against “Jumping the Broom,” “Pariah,” “The First […]

“The Help” cleaned up last night with wins for Best Ensemble cast, Best Actress for Viola Davis and Best Supporting Actress for Octavia Spencer at the Screen Actors Guild Awards. The stain of racism and sexism is not just for people of color and women,” Davis said. “It’s all of our burden, all of us.” […]