• Dated: December 22, 2021   |   Duration: 24:01
    Hudson shares her experiences on the project in this intimate conversation with Academy Award winner and screen legend Viola Davis in the video above. Calling “Respect” the most personal project of her career, Hudson details the challenges of portraying a real-life figure who is universally known. She had to expand not only her acting range, but her musical abilities, too. To strip away the famous persona and find the real person underneath, Hudson tells Davis how she drew from both her own traumas and her conversations with Franklin, who encouraged her to “own her voice,” and it’s clear Hudson did just that. She commands “Respect.”
  • Dated: April 9, 2021   |   Duration: 01:24
    The Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom actor calls her late co-star ‘transcendent’ and talks about how she'll remember his legacy
  • Dated: April 3, 2020   |   Duration: 25:20
    ‘How to Get Away with Murder’ star Viola Davis opens up to Variety’s Angelique Jackson about the murder mystery drama’s final six episodes. The Emmy-winner shares what she learned about herself from playing Annalise Keating, what she took from the set and why she says the show has a perfect ending.
  • Dated: December 23, 2020   |   Duration: 04:56
    Entertainment journalist Katherine Tulich speaks to Viola Davis about her transformative role in Ma Rainey's Black Bottom and the legacy of her co star Chadwick Boseman.
  • Dated: December 15, 2020   |   Duration: 06:47
    ET’s Kevin Frazier spoke with Viola Davis about ‘Ma Rainey's Black Bottom,’ which is in select theaters now and debuts Dec. 18 on Netflix. Davis opens up about acting with Chadwick Boseman in his final movie, and the ‘life force’ she witnessed in the dedication to his craft. Davis says she wanted to create her interpretation of the famed singer ‘on her terms,’ and that she loved reuniting with her ‘Fences’ co-star Denzel Washington, who produced the film.
  • Dated: June 8, 2015   |   Duration: 10:02
    Viola Davis (How to Get Away with Murder) and Jane Fonda (Grace and Frankie) talk about their process, fighting for roles, and playing complex women in television.
  • Dated: September 18, 2019   |   Duration: 11:02
    Born in a one-room shack on her grandmother’s farm, Viola Davis overcame poverty to become one of the greatest actors of her generation. In a revealing interview, the Oscar winner shares stories of her difficult childhood and explains how she learned to love herself.
  • Dated: December 14, 2016   |   Duration: 48:56
    'How to Get Away with Murder', 'Fences' & award-winning actress Viola Davis opens up about the characters that have defined her over the years and the difficult childhood that she overcame, during her Jess Cagle interview.
  • Dated: November 30, 2016   |   Duration: 36:15
    Tom Hanks and Viola Davis chatted during a taping of Variety‘s “Actors on Actors” on a range of topics, including sex scenes and diversity on TV vs film. For more, tune in when the fifth season premieres on PBS SoCal, presented by The Venetian Las Vegas, on Jan. 3.
  • Dated: December 7, 2020   |   Duration: 13:20
    Viola Davis opens up to Jon Wertheim about her new role as Ma Rainey, her relationship with August Wilson's material, a bold scene on "How to Get Away with Murder" and her life growing up.
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