Viola Davis Newswire (Page 2)

Viola Davis Newswire (Page 2)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Viola Davis. (Page 2)

Results 21 - 40 of 137 in Viola Davis

  1. Lady Gaga performs during Producers Guild Awards as The Big Short...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 24 | Daily Mail

    ... attend the ceremeony The awards ceremony also featured onstage appearances by Amanda Seyfried, America Ferrara, Viola Davis, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Frances Fisher, Cheryl Hines and Sarah Paulson. Other big winners included Game Of Thrones and its ...


  2. Two-time Oscar Nominee Viola Davis Blames White Oscars on Entire a Hollywood Movie-Making SystemaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 22 |

    Two-time Oscar-nominated actress Viola Davis won't be attending this year's Academy Awards, but she weighed in on the race controversy surrounding this year's all-white Oscar nominatons at Elle 's 6th Annual Women in Television Dinner on Thursday. Explaining she feels this year's lack of black nominees is to blame on producers and studios failing to envision black actors in major roles, the 50-year-old mostly absolved the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences of blame in an interview with Entertainment Tonight.


  3. Michael Caine Speaks Out on Oscars Diversity Problem, Says Black Actors Should 'Be Patient'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 22 | ETonline

    ... composition." Of course, many have voiced that the problem goes deeper than the Oscars . Two-time Oscar nominee Viola Davis told ET earlier this week, "The problem is not with the Oscar. The problem is with the Hollywood movie-making system." "How ...


  4. Viola Davis Breaks Down The Root Of The #OscarsSoWhite DiscussionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 22 | Vibe

    In the midst of the massive coverage surrounding the hashtag, #OscarsSoWhite and the discussion about the lack of diversity in Hollywood award's shows, Viola Davis is the next actress of color to come forward on the matter. Davis, who has been nominated twice at the awards show, joins the discussion, breaking down the problems with the Academy and this conversation.


  5. Viola Davis: 'Oscars Row Is All Wrong'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 22 |

    A number of celebrities have spoken out against bosses behind the annual Hollywood awards gala, threatening to pull their support after no black stars received nods in the main acting categories for the second consecutive year. Will Smith and his wife Jada Pinkett Smith have both vowed to boycott the ceremony, and director Spike Lee has also decided not to go, and Reese Witherspoon, Dustin Hoffman, and Mark Ruffalo have all since spoken out on the subject.


  6. Viola Davis joins Oscar diversity rowRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 22 | BBC News

    Two-time Oscar nominee Viola Davis has added her voice to the ongoing row over diversity at the Academy Awards. "It's not the Oscars," she said, "the Oscars are a symptom of a much greater issue and that's the issue of the Hollywood movie-making system."


  7. Ruffalo, Davis, Soderbergh: More Hollywood figures weigh in on Oscars race scandalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 |

    Mark Ruffalo, Viola Davis and Steven Soderbergh have added their voices to the debate over the lily-white Oscar nominations. Following the announcement of the Academy Awards nominations earlier this month, numerous actors have spoken out about the lack of diversity among the list - with not one non-white name featured.


  8. EXCLUSIVE: Viola Davis Speaks Out on Academy Awards Boycott: 'The Problem Is Not With the Oscars'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | ETonline

    Though, not necessarily because she is joining the boycott against the show. "'Cause I'm gonna be on vacation," she told ET with a laugh at ELLE's 6th Annual Women in Television Dinner.


  9. 'Suicide Squad' trailer showcases 'worst heroes ever'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 20 | Channel3000

    ... Robbie ("The Wolf of Wall Street," "Focus"), Joel Kinnaman ("Run All Night," "The Killing") and Oscar nominee Viola Davis ("The Help," "Doubt"). It feels good to be bad ... Assemble a team of the ...


  10. Summer's over but there are still gems to see in theaters or rent for homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2011 |

    Emma Stone, Viola Davis, and Octavia Spencer star in The Help, one of the many summer movie gems from 2011. Summer may be over, but there are still some great film gems to catch at your neighborhood theater, or to rent and view at home -- with friends and a margharita! Here's a roundup of films still available in our area to help you catch those last rays of sunshine and freedom: The Showcase Cinemas in Bridgeport are still showing two films I really enjoyed this summer: Harry Potter & the Deathly Hallows, Part 2 .


  11. Tom Cruise & Cameron Diaz are 'Knight And Day'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2010 |

    ... ng on the battle of truth vs. trust. In addition to Cruise and Diaz, the cast is rounded out by Peter Sarsgaard, Viola Davis, Paul Dano, Maggie Grace and Marc Blucas. Knight And Day will hit theaters on June 25th.


  12. On the Box - Weekly TV PreviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 8 |

    ... work immediately on their first day at Angels Memorial Hospital. One of the greatest actors of her generation, Viola Davis only gained international renown for her Oscar-winning performance in 2011's The Help . Previously, she had many TV and film ...


  13. 10 Little known facts about Viola DavisRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 7 | She Knows

    ... dinner, cleaning the house and keeping the kids in check. Unless you've been living under a rock, you know who Viola Davis is. You may know her from the movie The Help or you may know her as bad girl Annalise on How to Get Away with Murder. But I'm ...


  14. The Inspiring Reason InStyle' January Cover Star Viola Davis Wore Her Hair Natural to the 2015 EmmysRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2015 | InStyle

    ince receiving her first Oscar nomination in 2009, InStyle 's January cover star Viola Davis has attended her fair share of red carpet events-and looked amazing at every stop along the way. "When I got my first Oscar nomination for Doubt , I had ...


  15. Shonda Rhimes, Viola Davis and Kerry Washington on Early Lessons and Great TVRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2015 | Hollywood Reporter

    The TGIT trio and THR Power 100 honorees cast actors to play them in their biopics and open up about their roles in the business. A version of this story first appeared in the Dec. 18 issue of The Hollywood Reporter magazine.


  16. GoLocalProv | Lifestyle | NEW: Viola Davis Nominated as Entertainer of the Year by NAACP Image AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2015 | Go Local

    Central Falls native Viola Davis has been nominated as entertainer of the year by the NAACP Image Awards. Davis is being nominated for her lead role in the ABC show "How to Get Away With Murder."


  17. Here's What We Learned From The Cast Of 'How To Get Away With Murder' At The Paley CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2015 | The Huffington Post

    The stars of the ABC drama gathered at The Paley Center for Media in New York City to celebrate the success of ShondaLand's twistiest #TGIT series. Emmy winner Viola Davis, Jack Falahee, Aja Naomi King, Matt McGorry, Liza Weil, Billy Brown and Charlie Weber were on hand to engage in a discussion about how "HTGAWM" challenges the norm through progressive representations of groups rarely seen on television.


  18. Viola Davis shares photo of daughter Genesis dressed as her for HalloweenRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2015 | Daily Mail

    'I just want to be YOU mommy': Viola Davis shares sweet snap of four-year-old daughter Genesis dressed as her for Halloween And Viola Davis' adorable daughter Genesis seems to have already learned this well after she rejected the idea of being a Disney princess and instead insisted that she dress up as her award-winning mother for Halloween . The only flaw in her outfit was the fact she was holding an Oscar statue as she went trick or treating, which is one of the few golden gongs her mother has yet to win, despite two separate nominations.


  19. 5 Reasons Emmy Winner Viola Davis Is Owning Way More Than Fall TVRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2015 | WCKX-FM Columbus

    ... a place where only a few are handed the keys to showcase their talents. Instead of simply being given the keys, Viola Davis emphatically barged her way into the realms of acting. The venerable actress has received awards, magazine covers, and ...


  20. Whoopi Goldberg Disagrees With Viola Davis' Emmys SpeechRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2015 |

    The Help star made history by becoming the first black woman to win the Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Emmy Award in September for her TV show How to Get Away with Murder. During her emotional speech, she said, "The only thing that separates women of colour from anything else is opportunity.