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Viola Davis memoir tops best sellers list

May 5, 2022   No Comment   Finding Me

USA Today gives a review of Viola’s memoir which is topping the best seller lists! Be sure to go get your copy now! Viola Davis’ raw and moving memoir “Finding Me” (HarperOne, 304 pp.) finds itself at No. 1 on USA TODAY’s Best-Selling Books list this week. The Oscar-, Emmy- and Tony award-winning thespian, the […]

Captures of Episode One of The First Lady | That White House

I have added HQ captures to the gallery from the first episode of The First Lady. Enjoy! Gallery Links: – Simply Viola Davis > Episode Captures > 01×01 | That White House

The First Lady Premiere & For Your Consideration Event

April 17, 2022   No Comment   Appearances, The First Lady

This week Showtime held a For Your Consideration Event & Premiere for their new series The First Lady which Viola attended. She looked stunning in a red gown designed by Stella McCartney which she accessorized with gold earrings by Satta Matturi. Gallery Links: – Simply Viola Davis > April 14 | Showtime’s FYC Event And […]

Viola Davis, Inside Out

Viola is featured on the cover of the New York Times Magazine where she talks about her new series The First Lady and her new memoir Finding Me. How she drew on a life of private hardship to become one of the greatest actors of her generation. For a month, Viola Davis had been stuck. […]

Viola Davis Brings Ethereal Glamour to the 2021 Oscars in White Alexander McQueen Gown

April 26, 2021   No Comment   News & Announcements talked with Viola’s stylist Elizabeth Stewart about why they chose the color white and the process that went into Viola’s look for last night’s Oscars. The star’s Oscar nomination for her performance in Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom broke her own record as the most nominated Black actress ever at the Academy Awards Viola Davis […]

Viola Davis Co-Hosted Women in Film’s Virtual Oscar Party Featuring 52 Nominees

March 31, 2021   No Comment   Awards

Nominated again this year, Davis joined co-host Cathy Schulman, onetime president of the organization, for the gathering that celebrated all the female nominees in the Oscar race. Oscar party season is here — virtually, anyway. Last weekend, Women in Film Los Angeles hosted its 14th annual Oscar Nominees party which featured 52 female nominees from […]

NAACP Image Awards Interview with Variety

March 31, 2021   No Comment   Awards, Interviews, Videos

NAACP Image awards winner shares advice to those starting out in Hollywood and also reveals what it was like meeting Former First Lady Michelle Obama after agreeing to play her for the series “The First Lady.”

The Suicide Squad – Official Red Band Trailer

March 31, 2021   No Comment   Suicide Squad 2, Videos

Warner Brother’s has FINALLY released the new Suicide Squad Red Band Trailer! #TheSuicideSquad​ in theaters and streaming exclusively on HBO Max August 6, 2021.

Viola on the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon

March 31, 2021   No Comment   Interviews, Videos

Viola Davis talks about her film Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, her role in the upcoming film The Suicide Squad and how she feels about playing Michelle Obama in an upcoming series.

Viola Davis on the Prospect of Becoming the Most Nominated Black Actress in Oscars History

February 24, 2021   1 Comment   Articles, Awards

With her critically acclaimed performance in “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom,” Viola Davis is primed to become the most nominated Black actress in Oscars history. Though Davis’ name (and her rousing acceptance speeches) has become synonymous with the very notion of awards season, the celebrated actor is quick to point out the reality that this record […]