Viola Davis on ‘Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom’ and Black Artists Being the ‘Leftovers’ In Hollywood

April 16, 2021   No Comment   Articles, Interviews

As accomplished as Academy Award winner Viola Davis is in the industry, she still feels the unfair comparisons and judgments for the roles she chooses. “It’s so hard to get films made that don’t fit a certain box of how they see us,” Davis tells Variety’s Awards Circuit Podcast. “Inclusivity cannot be a hashtag. You’ve […]


2021 Oscars Nominations

March 15, 2021   No Comment   News & Announcements

The most awaited award nominations are finally out and our precious Viola Davis received one in the Best Actress in a Leading Role category for “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom”. The movie also received nominations for Best Costume Design, Best Makeup and Hairstyling and Best Production Design. Chadwick Boseman was also nominated for Best Actor in […]


2021 SAG Nominations

February 4, 2021   No Comment   News & Announcements

Viola also was nominated for the 2021 Screen Actors Guild Awards in the Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role and as part of the Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture categories for “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom”. Chadwick Boseman was also nominated posthumous for the movie. Amy Adams (“Hillbilly […]


2021 Golden Globes Nominations

February 3, 2021   No Comment   News & Announcements

Viola Davis snags a nomination for the 2021 Golden Globes as Best Actress in a Motion Picture – Drama for “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom” Viola Davis (“Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom”) Andra Day (“The United States vs. Billie Holiday”) Vanessa Kirby (“Pieces of a Woman”) Frances McDormand (“Nomadland”) Carey Mulligan (“Promising Young Woman”) The 78th Golden […]