Film • Television • Theater
11/11/2013 The critically acclaimed show received awards for ‘Best Playwright,’ ‘Best Producer,’ and ‘Best Lighting Design.’ Produced by Julius Tennon and Viola Davis along with Alex Morris, Vanessa Paul, and Robey Theatre Co.’s Ben Guillory where the production ran April through May of last year…
10/25/2013 Hollywood’s New Leaders and 10 Assistants to Watch, along with their guests, mingled in the wide aisles of the Theory clothing boutique in West Hollywood on Oct. 24 at the Variety event celebrating the new generation of leadership in entertainment. The crowd included agents, managers…
09/04/2013 Capital City Black Film Festival (CCBFF) takes place from September 26-28, 2013 in Austin, Texas and exists to provide burgeoning Black filmmakers from across the nation an opportunity to showcase their works in one of the top cities in the United States for independent filmmakers.
11/03/2012 Viola Davis has joined the cast of “Prisoners,” which also stars Jake Gyllenhaal, TheWrap has learned. Davis, who was nominated for an Oscar for “The Help,” also joins Paul Dano, Hugh Jackman and Melissa Leo in the thriller to be directed by Denis Villeneuve (“Incendies”).
07/24/2012 One of a few new projects Viola Davis is developing via her recently-formed (with her husband) JuVee production company, first announced in March of this year, but I’ve yet to hear anything further about it… until today.
04/18/2012 Her life tells a story of personal and professional excellence. Viola, 46, has given her stage and screen characters true presence, depth and authenticity because of her uncompromising real-life character.
03/08/2012 Director Paris Barclay and Oscar-nominated actress Viola Davis are looking to lend their talents to a biopic concerning the life of Congresswoman Barbara Jordan. Davis will star and produce the picture through her and husband Julius Tennon’s JuVee banner, alongside Barclay, Shelly Glasser and Diane Nabatoff.
02/02/2012 Viola Davis has reportedly taken a part in the upcoming adaptation of Orson Scott Card’s Ender’s Game. The film is being written and directed by Gavin Hood and already has a fantastic cast lined up with Asa Butterfield, Hailee Steinfeld, Abigail Breslin and Harrison Ford signed on.
01/24/2012 Of this year’s best picture nominees, “The Help” has been seen by the most American moviegoers. The civil rights drama released last August has sold $169.6 million in ticket sales — more than double the domestic gross of any of the other eight films nominated for the top prize at the Oscars.
11/23/2011 Full uncensored video of Award Season Roundtable Series with Glenn Close, Charlize Theron, Carey Mulligan, Michelle Williams, Viola Davis and Octavia Spencer.
11/23/2011 Viola Davis, who’s currently in the film, ‘The Help,’ and Dee Rees, director of the upcoming lesbian film, ‘Pariah,’ are teaming up to work on a project for HBO.Variety states that the pay cabler is close to finalizing deals for the untitled project Davis and husband, Julius Tennon, are developing with Rees, screenwriter Margaret Nagle and John Lesher.