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  1. Viola Davis On Why It's Important For Women On-Screen To Keep It RealRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | Switched

    ... in movies for several years. And I felt like this was my chance to woman up." HOLLYWOOD - APRIL 04: Actress Viola Davis arrives at Paramount Pictures' premiere of 'Disturbia' at the Mann Chinese Theatre on April 4, 2007 in Hollywood, California. ...


  2. Blackhat - DVD ReviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | IndieLondon

    ... Tang Wei's colleague is similarly tepid despite being integral to proceedings, while supporting players such as Viola Davis, John Ortiz and Wang Leehom are under-employed despite offering signs of interest. Yorick van Wageningen's villain also ...


  3. Viola Davis Defies Hollywood Stereotypes as She Keeps It Real:...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | SFGate

    Viola Davis Defies Hollywood Stereotypes as She Keeps It Real: 'I Didn't Want to Be the Vogue Woman' In TheWrap Magazine's Emmy cover story, the bold and outspoken actress tackles ageism, sexism and racism in Hollywood as she strives to portray a real... CORRECTS IDENTITY TO ALFRE WOODARD, NOT VIOLA DAVIS- Alfre Woodard arrives at the 19th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles on Sunday, Jan. 27, 2013. Viola Davis and Julius Tennon at a VIP reception for Viola Davis at the Barbara Jordan Archives at the Robert Terry Library at Texas Southern University.


  4. Viola Davis' Suicide Squad Character Is Apparently A BadassRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | Cinema Blend News

    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 declared her character's badass status, while showcasing some shoot-suffering wounds inflicted upon her in the process of carrying out said acts of badassery! Appearing on Jimmy Kimmel Live! , Viola Davis seemed to be facing an interlocutor who was completely unfamiliar with Amanda Waller.


  5. Viola Davis shares perks of flight delaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | The London Free Press

    The Doubt star spent six hours at an airport before checking into a Columbus hotel so she could freshen up and look her best for a guest spot on U.S. TV show Jimmy Kimmel Live!, which she had to conduct via Skype after a blizzard grounded her flight back to Los Angeles. But, returning to Kimmel's show on Tuesday night, Davis confessed her stop-over wasn't all bad, stating, "I had a sippy-sip ... and I got 10,000 Frequent Flyer miles on Delta."


  6. 7 Things to Know About 'The Messengers' Star Anna DiopRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 15 | Essence Magazine

    ... do it and book it within two days. That audition was for The Messengers. It literally happened overnight." 4. Viola Davis is her queen. "I love Viola Davis. I call her 'Queen.' I think she's phenomenal. She's so raw and so bold. When I first saw her ...


  7. Taraji P. Henson & Viola Davis Perfectly Address Sexism & Race In HollywoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 11 | WCKX-FM Columbus

    The actresses were joined by Ruth Wilson , Maggie Gyllenhaal , Jessica Lange and Lizzy Caplan , for a roundtable discussion on women in the entertainment industry. With Davis and Henson in respectable leading roles - Henson plays Cookie Lyon on the hit series Empire and Davis, the fierce Annalise Keating on How To Get Away With Murder - the women discussed their presence in what has been the most diverse array of actresses on primetime television in years.


  8. Viola Davis Discusses the Challenges of Starring in a TV Show:...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 11 | E! Online

    Viola Davis Discusses the Challenges of Starring in a TV Show: "People Have to Like You" and "Think You're Pretty" Viola Davis is no stranger to television, having appeared in episodes of L aw & Order: Special Victims Unit , Traveler and United States of Tara . It wasn't until she was cast as the lead in ABC's How to Get Away With Murder , however, that the 49-year-old actress began to receive the acclaim she deserved.


  9. Viola Davis On Finally Playing A 'Sexualized' WomanRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 10 | Switched

    MAY 26: Actress Viola Davis attends The L.A. Times' Envelope screening of 'How To Get Away With Murder' at ArcLight Sherman Oaks on May 26, 2015 in Sherman Oaks, California. It takes guts for a Hollywood actress to portray an imperfect woman.


  10. 'How to Get Away With Murder' Cast, Creators Tease Season 2Read the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2015 | Hollywood Reporter

    ... at a Television Academy panel. The Q&A, which was held on the drama's Hollywood classroom set, featured lead Viola Davis (Annalise Keating), series creator Pete Nowalk, and co-stars Alfred Enoch (Wes Gibbins), Karla Souza (Laurel Castillo), Charlie ...


  11. New on DVD this week: May 29Read the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 |

    ... a cybercriminal with a penchant for melting down nuclear reactors. Paired up with American and Chinese agents (Viola Davis, Wang Leehom), Hemsworth jets from Los Angeles to Hong Kong to Jakarta in search of the bad guys. Nobody understands the pulse ...


  12. Some roles you can play as a 37-year-old woman in Hollywood, probablyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2015 | The Washington Post

    Viola Davis, left, and Maggie Gyllenhaal attend the "Won't Back Down" New York Premiere at Ziegfeld Theater in 2012. The funniest thing about "Inside Amy Schumer" is that she is never actually joking.


  13. Blu-ray reviews: Blackhat and ExtraterrestrialRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2015 | Washington Times

    ... must stop a cybercrime mastermind to stay free from incarceration. When the principal cast members (including Viola Davis) are not busy staring at computer screens and explaining why they are staring at computer screens, they take their cues from ...


  14. BlackhatRead the original story

    May 20, 2015 | DVD Verdict

    ... forsomething. The Chinese and American governments agree to collaborate on the case, so FBI Agent Carol Barrett (Viola Davis, The Help ) and Chinese Cyber Warfare Unit Captain Chen Dawai (Leehom Wang, Little Big Soldier ) team up and get to work. ...


  15. Following 'The Help' in Greenwood, Miss.Read the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2015 |

    ... the "hot spots," according to Greenwood's website, where stars the likes of Emma Stone, Octavia Spencer, and Viola Davis were sighted during their several-month stay. The book is set in 1963 in Jackson, about 95 miles to the south. In the DreamWorks ...


  16. HBO will consider filming Harriet Tubman movie with Viola Davis in AuburnRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2015 | The Post-Standard

    Viola Davis, left, will play Harriet Tubman in an upcoming HBO movie about the abolitionist hero who escaped slavery and went on to help lead the Underground Railroad network from her home in Auburn, N.Y. Davis is shown in this film publicity image released by Disney, with Octavia Spencer, right, in a scene from the 2011 film, "The Help." WASHINGTON, D.C. -- HBO says it will consider filming a movie about abolitionist hero Harriet Tubman at her historic Auburn home and nearby properties in Upstate New York, but it's still too early to decide on a shooting location.


  17. New on DVD/VODRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2015 | The Winnipeg Free Press

    ... a pitiless hacker who has caused a nuclear reactor in China to blow up. With a Department of Justice official (Viola Davis) watchdogging him, Hathaway is on a globe-trotting adventure to track the fiendish hacker "Blackhat." Along for the ride -- ...


  18. Zoe & The Bear to Play Live at Hotel Cafe This FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2015 |

    ... Zoe was previously seen in theaters in the Warner Brothers /Alcon Entertainment feature film PRISONERS playing Viola Davis and Terrence Howard 's daughter "Eliza Birch". The film received exceedingly positive reviews and topped the box office in its ...


  19. ABC Plays It Safe at Its Upfront, but Jimmy Kimmel Takes No PrisonersRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2015 | Adweek

    ... Media Networks, and president, Disney-ABC Television Group, was introduced by How to Get Away With Murder star Viola Davis ("I like to call him Big Ben," she said). While Sherwood claimed ABC wouldn't be parsing stats to claim victory in made-up ...


  20. Viola Davis, Tony Shalhoub to Star in James Lapine's CUSTODYRead the original story

    Apr 30, 2015 |

    Lucky Monkey Pictures announced today that Oscar nominee Viola Davis , Oscar nominee Catalina Sandino Moreno , Golden Globe nominee Hayden Panettiere and Oscar winner Ellen Burstyn will star in Pulitzer Prize and multiple Tony winner James Lapine 's latest feature film "Custody," which he also wrote. In addition, the film will co-star Tony Award nominees Tony Shalhoub , Raul Esparza and Tony winner Dan Fogler .