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Viola Davis

  1. fantasy casting
    7 Actresses We Would Have Cast As Nina Simone Instead of Zoe SaldanaNo blackface necessary.
  2. Viola Davis Reflects on Jared Leto’s Gross GiftsHis introduction to the Suicide Squad cast.
  3. sag awards 2016
    Viola Davis: ‘Diversity Is Not a Trending Topic’Davis won for the second year in a row.
  4. diva live
    King, Obamas Reaction GIFs to Aretha FranklinFeaturing Carole King and the Obamas.
  5. last night on late night
    Viola Davis Thought She Was Bombing During Legendary Emmy SpeechShe was wrong.
  6. panels
    Viola Knows the Sex on HTGAWM Is UnrealisticRight?
  7. female remakes
    Let’s Fan-Cast the New Female Ocean’s ElevenBullock is Clooney, obviously.
  8. Whoopi Goldberg Tries to Hate on Viola Davis’s Emmy WinWhoopi says there’s “plenty of opportunity” for black women in Hollywood.
  9. female friendship
    Taraji P. Henson Might’ve Lost the Emmy, But She Won Our HeartsShe was Viola Davis and Regina King’s biggest cheerleader.
  10. acceptance speeches
    Watch Viola Davis’s History-Making Emmys Acceptance Speech“The only thing that separates women of color from anyone else is opportunity.”
  11. the industry
    Denzel Washington Is Bringing All of August Wilson’s Plays to HBOAnd he’ll reprise his starring role in Fences.
  12. movie review
    Viola Davis and Jennifer Lopez Go on a Revenge Spree in Lila & EveThe two grieving women take the law into their own (very capable) hands.
  13. gifs
    The 14 Craziest Moments of the Suicide Squad TrailerIn GIF form.
  14. roundtables
    Viola Davis and Taraji P. Henson on Sex Scenes“I am much more turned on when I see people’s bodies that look like bodies I recognize.”
  15. party chat
    Viola Davis Wouldn’t Have Played Annalise Keating If Her Wig Didn’t Come Off“Acting is stripping naked in front of an audience, and turning around really slowly.”
  16. biopics
    Viola Davis Wants to Play Harriet Tubman for an HBO TV MovieWith Entourage executive producer Doug Ellin.
  17. castings
    Viola Davis Joins Suicide Squad As Amanda WallerShe’s following in the footsteps of Pam Grier and Angela Bassett.
  18. awards season
    Stars Awkwardly Posing Next to Free Stuff: 2015 Gifting Suite EditionSo much enthusiasm for one pen.
  19. chat room
    Jack Falahee on How to Get Away With Murder“From day one, we were romping around the streets of Philadelphia and just having slumber parties.”
  20. winter is coming
    Viola Davis Wants to Be on Game of ThronesSounds good. Make it happen.
  21. kudos
    See Viola Davis’s Subtle NYT DigRemember when the Times said she wasn’t “classically beautiful”?
  22. real talk
    Jenni Konner on ‘Horrible’ Women and Viola Davis“I’m in!”
  23. everything you need to know
    Viola Davis’s 14-Step Guide to HappinessHow to Get Away With Life.
  24. profile
    Viola Davis Finally Gets That Elusive Lead RoleAt age 49, she has her first starring gig in film or television with How to Get Away With Murder.
  25. trailer mix
    Blackhat Trailer: In Hollywood, Hackers Look Like Chris HemsworthWho needs a fancy hammer when you have a laptop?
  26. tv review
    TV Review: How to Get Away with MurderExecutive-produced by Shonda Rhimes and created by Peter Nowalk.
  27. candid moments
    Viola Davis Gets Real About Race in HollywoodIn a New York Times Magazine profile.
  28. shondaland
    Watch Promo for ABC’s Thursday Shondaland BlockShe’s taking over the entire night.
  29. pilots 2014
    Viola Davis Joins ABC Legal ThrillerFrom producer Shonda Rhimes.
  30. trailer mix
    Prisoners Trailer: Hugh Jackman Hates KidnappersAlso starring Viola Davis, Jake Gyllenhaal, and Paul Dano.
  31. movie review
    Movie Review: Won’t Back Down Is All ClichésThe war between parents and jaded teachers had to be more clever to warrant all the prerelease protests.
  32. last night on late night
    Post-Cancer Tig Notaro Sells on Louis CK’s SitePlus: The Killers performed “Runaways,” and more, on our daily late-night roundup.
  33. trailer mix
    Beautiful Creatures Trailer: What Hath Edward and Bella Wrought?We may be done with Twilight movies, but we’re not done with the films they inspired.
  34. oscars 2012
    Watch Oprah’s Post-Oscars Interviews With Octavia Spencer and Viola DavisWho needs a silly Vanity Fair party, right? Right???
  35. philanthropy
    Meryl Streep Donates $10,000 to a School From Viola Davis’s HometownHer self-deprecating Oscars speech clearly wasn’t BS.
  36. oscars 2012
    Oscar Wrap-up: A Staid Night in Honor of Billy, Meryl, and The Artist Pour one out for Viola Davis.
  37. fugging it up
    Fug Girls: The Best and Worst Outfits at the 2012 OscarsThe best rebound, the worst homage, and more red-carpet hits and misses.
  38. the oscars
    See the Best Actor Nominees Answer the Same Questions Over and OverAnd see Jean Dujardin dance.
  39. See All the Red-Carpet Looks From the 2012 BAFTA AwardsFrom the cast of Drive to The Help, the film industry makes a grand entrance at the BAFTA Awards.
  40. See Viola Davis in a Stunning, High Fashion PhotoshootShe’s working it!
  41. What Do the SAG Awards Mean for Oscar?Is this good news for Viola and Jean?
  42. slideshow
    See All the Red-Carpet Looks From the SAG AwardsFrom the cast of Moneyball to Glee, check out last night’s Red Carpet at the SAG Awards.
  43. See All the Red Carpet Looks From the 2012 Critics’ Choice AwardsGet a first glimpse of spring in the red-carpet looks from the seventeenth Annual Critics’ Choice Movie Awards, which took place on January 12 in Los Angeles.
  44. party lines
    Party Lines Slideshow: Michael Fassbender and More at the National Board of Review AwardsAwards season in full swing!
  45. best of 2011
    David Edelstein’s Favorite Performances From 2011And a few of his worsts, as well.
  46. party lines
    Party Lines Slideshow: Glenn Close and More at a Screening of Albert NobbsWho thinks they could pass for the opposite sex?
  47. There Are Three Words Viola Davis Would Rather Not Hear AnymoreOne is soulful.
  48. tonys 2011
    See All the Red-Carpet Looks From the 2011 Tony AwardsThey’re appropriately theatrical.
  49. trailer mix
    The Help Trailer: Emma Stone and Viola Davis Clean UpIt’s the movie adaptation of Kathryn Stockett’s best-selling novel.
  50. the industry
    Industry Roundup: Zac Efron, Rachel WeiszPlus: Viola Davis to join ‘The Help.’
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