Comedy Series In Works At Hulu From Jeremy Hsu, Viola Davis & Julius Tennon’s JuVee Prods.

April 20, 2021   No Comment   News & Announcements

Viola Davis and Julius Tennon’s JuVee Productions has set comedy Unf$?%ables (working title) at Hulu for development. Co-written by Jeremy Hsu (Jimmy Kimmel Live!) loosely inspired by his own experiences, Unf$?%ables is set in the world of dating. There’s the dating pool, and there’s the bottom of it…meet two best friends who, against their wishes, live there full time…an Asian American male and an African […]

Viola Davis is named Hasty Pudding Woman of the Year

April 20, 2021   No Comment   News & Announcements

Viola Davis was named Woman of the Year on Friday by Harvard University’s Hasty Pudding Theatricals. “Viola has inspired our company with her incredible grit and determination, and we cannot wait to celebrate her successes, strong character and wonderful talent,” said Jessica Moore, the group’s president, in a statement. Davis is scheduled to be honored […]

Viola Davis’s Key Beauty Secret: “At Some Point, It’s Not Conceited and It’s Not Egotistical to Love Oneself”

Viola Davis is obsessed with taking baths. She’s so obsessed, in fact, that the L’Oréal Paris spokeswoman applies her entire nighttime skin care routine while soaking. She tells me this casually while on the phone just two weeks before the 2021 Oscars, where she’s up for Best Actress for her role in Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom. Though […]

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 […]

Viola Davis Honored With AAFCA Icon Award

March 14, 2021   No Comment   News & Announcements

Oscar winner Viola Davis will receive the Icon Award from the African American Film Critics Assn. during the 12th annual AAFCA awards on April 7. Previous recipients of AAFCA’s Icon Award are Sidney Poitier and Kenya Barris. Announcing the honor, AAFCA president Gil Robertson said: “Viola Davis has excelled in every single format available to an actor. She’s a […]

Viola Davis and Stacey Abrams on Oscar Season, Politics and Wielding Their Power as Black Women

February 17, 2021   No Comment   Articles, Interviews, Magazines, Photoshoots

Viola Davis and Stacey Abrams know how to harness their power. These bold, towering figures may come from vastly different professional backgrounds, but the outspoken women share much in common, not the least of which is giving voice to pertinent issues in their respective fields and attaining success in their careers against all odds. Their primary connection, however, […]

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 […]