Little Fires Everywhere breakout star Lexi Underwood will portray Malia Obama in Showtime's The First Lady anthology series opposite Viola Davis as Michelle Obama and O-T Fagbenle as Barack Obama.
Set in 1927 Chicago, Ma Rainey's Black Bottom is centered on the incredible story of one of America's first Black professional Blues singer, Ma Rainey, and the tension and conflict between her and the white ownership of the clubs where she performed. Although Boseman’s character, Levee, is fictitious, the film shows how the actual creation of her hit song, "Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom” came to fruiting and also revealing that the song was written for a dance by the same name.
Viola Davis is living out her 55th birthday while also reflecting on her humble beginnings as a woman who rose through poverty to become one of the most powerful and important actresses of her time.
Black excellence comes in many forms but it is a tough task to out glow a queen. One of our brightest stars Viola Davis once again changing the narrative of how we are perceived.
Another Shondaland favorite is about to wrap up. The upcoming sixth season of popular Viola Davis led drama How To Get Away With Murder is set to be its last. ABC announced the move on Thursday with 15 additional episodes added to the 2019-2020 broadcast season. “Viola Davis made television history with her unforgettable portrayal of iconic female […]
Annalise and her students score a major victory, Bonnie spirals into sadness after Nate digs up her past trauma, and more.
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 […]
Great News !!! Viola Davis and Lupita Nyong’o will star in ‘The Woman King’. The film is based on the true events that took place in The Kingdom of Dahomey, one of the most powerful West African states in the 18th and 19th centuries. The film tells the story of Nanisca (Davis), general of the all-female military unit known […]
Viola Davis recently opened up about the #MeToo movement and inequality for black women in Hollywood. According to Variety, the actress spoke to WITW and said, “Nothing can be great unless it costs you something. For me, everything has cost me something. I think that people sometimes want to take the safe route. The way life works, it’s gotta […]
Oprah Winfrey’s OWN network will be premiering a four episode docu-series called, Black Love, which will feature Viola Davis and husband her Julius Tennon, Meagan Good and DeVon Franklin, Tia Mowry and her husband/actor Cory Hardrict, Flex Alexander and his wife Shanice, gospel singer Erica Campbell and husband/music producer Warryn Campbell and many others. The show is based around the question, “What is the secret to making a marriage work?” The docu-series will debut on Tuesday, […]
Viola Davis is the first Black actress to achieve the feat of winning a Tony, Emmy and Oscar Award, better known as the “Triple Crown of Acting.” Davis also won the Harvard Foundation’s Artist Of The Year Award, joining the likes of Quincy Jones and Salma Hayek, among other stars. Davis was born August 11, […]