• The Hollywood Reporter on LinkedIn
  • Follow THR on Pinterest

Viola Davis

Latest News

  1. 5 Takeaways From the Cannes Lions

    1:48 am 6/26/2015

    This year's Cannes International Festival of Creativity had it all, from Kim Kardashian and James Murdoch to very public displays of affection. Read more

    • 0
  2. Emmys Season: The Stars' Best Quotes (So Far)

    12:00 pm 6/24/2015

    "I hate that bitch Cookie — she has stolen my identity," jokes 'Empire' star Taraji P. Henson.Read more

    • 0
  3. TV and Tech Tuning in to Cannes Lions

    9:12 am 6/21/2015

    Kim Kardashian, Viola Davis and Julia Louis-Dreyfus, alongside tech superstars like Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel and WWW creator Sir Tim Berners-Lee will take part in the ad festival in Cannes this week. Read more

    • 0
  4. Emmys: What the Film World's TV Takeover Means for This Year's Hopefuls

    12:00 pm 6/18/2015

    In a year in which an unprecedented number of 'film actors' — including dozens of Oscar nominees and winners — are making waves on TV, THR's awards analyst breaks down the causes and effects of their exodus from the big screen to the small screen.Read more

    • 0
  5. Viola Davis on 'How to Get Away with Murder' Role: "A Real Woman on TV in the Middle of This Pop Fiction"

    10:00 am 6/12/2015

    "I want the work to reflect my level of gifts and talent. I don't want it to reflect my color or my sex or my age. That's what I want."Read more

    • 0
  6. Taraji P. Henson, Viola Davis and Drama Actress A-List Tackle Race, Sexism, Aging in Hollywood

    9:00 am 6/10/2015

    In THR's roundtable, six Emmy contenders — including Lizzy Caplan, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Jessica Lange and Ruth Wilson — speak candidly about the current climate in a conversation about nudity and typecasting: "I had never seen a 49-year-old, dark-skinned woman who is not a size 2 be a sexualized role in TV or film," says Davis.Read more

    • 17
  7. Viola Davis on 'Murder' Role: "A Real Woman on TV in the Middle of This Pop Fiction"

    3:34 pm 6/9/2015

    "I want the work to reflect my level of gifts and talent. I don't want it to reflect my color or my sex or my age. That's what I want."Read more

    • 0
  8. 'Empire' Breaking Barriers With Overseas Viewers

    7:00 am 5/6/2015

    When Fox first screened the show for international buyers last year, most passed. Now that it's a hit, they're taking another look.Read more

    • 1
  9. Viola Davis to Play Harriet Tubman in HBO Film From 'John Adams' Scribe

    5:24 pm 4/27/2015

    Steven Spielberg's Amblin TV will produce the biopic about the famous abolitionist.Read more

    • 0
Syndicate content