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  1. Viola 'on the move'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 |

    ... you are glad you didn't have to live without. How did I miss this incredible news in the New York Times?!? Viola Davis, on the Emmy campaign trail for her Shondaland series How to Get Away With Murder , talked about all her future projects. It's ...


  2. Revisit Viola Davis' Tony Winning Performance in Broadway's FENCESRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 |

    As BWW reported earlier today, Viola Davis revealed to The New York Times that she will reprise her Tony Award-winning role in a film adaptation of the Broadway drama FENCES, to be directed by Denzel Washington . Before she picked up her many accolades for her moving performance in THE HELP, and her starring role in ABC's hit drama series HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER, Davis appeared opposite two-time Academy Award-winner Denzel Washington in the first Broadway revival of August Wilson 's 1987 Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning play.


  3. Two-Time Tony Winner Viola Davis Will Star in Film Adaptation of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Broadway

    Viola Davis, who won one of her two Tonys for her performance in Fences , has revealed that she will appear in a screen adaptation of the show. "They are making Fences , August Wilson's play, into a feature that Denzel Washington is directing and I'm going to be in," the actress told The New York Times .


  4. Actresses of Color Who Deserve Better CareersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 |

    ... Harris, Hazelle Goodman, April Grace, Tonya Pinkins, Audra McDonald, Gabrielle Union, and the list was topped by Viola Davis and Kerry Washington. The past eight years were very very kind to about three of them -- this was before Viola's Oscar ...


  5. GoLocalProv | Lifestyle | NEW: Viola Davis’ Central Falls Upbringing Featured in AARP MagazineRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | Go Local

    ... kids whose mothers cooked three meals a day and go to their homes when I could," Davis says in the article. Viola Davis has won two Tony awards and received her first Oscar nomination in 2009 for her performance in Doubt. Davis received a second ...


  6. Viola Davis and Cicely Tyson on the 'blackest' moment on TV from 'HTGAWM'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | Los Angeles Times

    Viola Davis is far more approachable than her portrayal of "How to Get Away With Murder's" cunning and complex defense attorney Annalise Keating would have you believe. If anything, she was tentative as she moved into the polished dark wood expanse of her Grenada Hills home with her buoyant little girl, Genesis, at her side.


  7. Wake Up with BWW 8/11/2015 - Annie Baker's John Opens and MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 11 |

    ... - parts of their lives they can recognize. And I feel if I can achieve that, it's pretty spectacular." -- Viola Davis (via BrainyQuote ) What we're listening to: THE WIZ original star Dee Dee Bridgewater 's new album DEE DEE'S FEATHERS, out today ! ...


  8. Horoscope: August 11, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 7 | The Campbell Reporter

    BIRTHDAY GAL: Actress Viola Davis was born in Saint Matthews, S.C., today in 1965. This birthday gal has earned Oscar nominations for her roles in "The Help" and "Doubt."


  9. August 11, birthdays for Hulk Hogan, Chris Hemsworth, Viola DavisRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2011 | The Brooklyn Daily Eagle

    "Charles Frederick Harrison died in a hospital here today from blood poisoning caused by a splinter that entered his hand several months ago," the journalist DAVID BROOKS, who was born in 1961; children's author JOANNA COLES, who was born in 1944; "One Life to Live" actress ARLENE DAHL, who was born in 1928; "The Help" actress VIOLA DAVIS, who was born in 1965; "Boy Meets World" actor WILL FRIEDLE, who was born in 1976; "Thor" actor CHRIS HEMSWORTH, who was born in 1983; wrestler HULK HOGAN, who was born in 1953; musician JOE JACKSON, who was born in 1955; "Ugly Betty" actress ASHLEY JENSEN, who was born in 1969; "The Mindy Project" actor CHRIS MESSINA, who was born in New York City in 1974; model CAROLYN MURPHY, who was born in 1973; columnist MARILYN VOS SAVANT Brooklyn" exhibition at the Brooklyn Historical Society will take place tonight at 6:30 p.m., in preparation for the ... (more)


  10. Movie Review: Lila & EveRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 7 |

    Viola Davis can do tragedy, earning Oscar nominations for such heartbreaking roles as a Jim Crow-era maid in The Help and the mother of a troubled student in Doubt. In Lila & Eve, the actress has plenty of opportunity to demonstrate those skills as the grieving single mother of Stephon , a teenager killed in a drive-by shooting.


  11. Movie review: PrisonersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 3 |

    ... into his own hands in a journey that may test his sanity. Hugh Jackman (Keller), Jake Gyllenhaal (Det. Loki), Viola Davis (Nancy), Maria Bello (Grace), Terrence Howard (Franklin), Melissa Leo (Holly), Paul Dano (Alex), Dylan Minnette (Ralph), Erin ...


  12. Shonda Rhimes At TGIT Panel: "I Don't Spend Time Thinking ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 4 | Deadline

    ... out TV shows that not only broke down barriers for African Americans, but also earned Emmys - specifically with Viola Davis nominated for best actress in How to Get Away With Murder this year. Rhimes responded that it was all about the work for her; ...


  13. Viola Davis continues to win the honors and hosannas, getting away with 'Murder'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 4 |

    We never want to know how to get away with murder unless Viola Davis in involved in the plot. We have loved Davis since the late '90s, seeing her on Broadway in "King Hedley II" and winning a Tony for her work.


  14. Oprah Winfrey impresses fans with Harper Lee interview pursuit revelationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2015 | FansShare

    ... Leave it to Oprah Winfrey to emerge from a situation as a winner even when from the It has been reported that Viola Davis has beat Octavia Spencer and Oprah Winfrey to the role of Amanda Waller in the Suicide Squad movie Danny Glover's fearless ...


  15. Josh Hopkins Joins ABC's 'Quantico' As Series RegularRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2015 | Deadline

    ... he co-starred in Kelly And Cal , opposite Juliette Lewis and the James Brown biopic Get On Up , starring Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer and Chadwick Boseman. Quantico is executive produced by Joshua Safran, Mark Gordon, Nicholas Pepper, Jake Coburn ...


  16. Viola Davis Planning To Renew Vows On 13th Wedding AnniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2015 |

    Actress Viola Davis And Her Producer Husband Julius Tennon Are Planning To Celebrate Their 13th Wedding Anniversary By Renewing Their Vows Next Year . The Help star and Tennon rang in 12 years of marriage last month , but Davis is already planning a big bash for their 'lucky' 13th anniversary in 2016.


  17. Viola Davis adds executive producer to long list of talentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2015 | New York Daily News

    Viola Davis spent 27 years shining in mostly supporting parts before her Oscar-nominated turn in "The Help" and her lead in ABC's "How to Get Away With Murder" proved she deserves to be front and center. So Davis founded JuVee Productions with her husband, Julius Tennon, in 2012 to develop the diverse, female-driven projects that have been so hard to find.


  18. Halfway Finale: Eye Candy HighlightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2015 |

    ... seduction, distress, fatigue, intense thinking, and man of action windswept madness Blackhat . Chris Hemsworth, Viola Davis, Tang Wei, Wang Leehom, John Ortiz and Holt McAllanny all in the same movie? May I hug casting director Bonnie Timmermann ...


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

    Jun 25, 2015 | 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. ...


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

    Jun 22, 2015 | 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 ...