Posts Tagged: Viola Davis

Black Hollywood Viola Davis & Julius Tennon

Viola Davis and husband Julius Tennon’s will partner with Wise Entertainment to bring Brazilian Playwright Nelson Rodrigues’ 1960 play ‘The Asphalt Kiss’ to film and TV. It’s a huge win for diversity in Hollywood and the power couple’s JuVee Production Company. It’s like Black Hollywood meets Brazilian literature.   JuVee Productions collaboration with Wise Productions’, Mauricio Moto, who… Read more »

Inside The Golden Globes

Hollywood’s kickoff to Award Season begin tonight with The Golden Globe Awards. “Fences” starring Denzel Washington and Viola Davis is nominated for 2 Golden Globe Awards. BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A MOTION PICTURE- DRAMA and BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE IN ANY MOTION PICTURE. The People Versus OJ Simpson:… Read more »

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Talks With Denzel

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar goes behind the scene for The Hollywood Reporter to chat with Denzel Washington and Viola Davis about the movie adaptation of August Wilson’s Pulitzer Prize winning play “Fences”.

Viola Davis & Kerry Washington Lauch Production Companies With ABC

Viola Davis has big plans to create opportunities for woman of color with a new production deal with ABC Studios. In a similar move Kerry Washington has a deal with ABC Studios and ABC Signature for television, digital and cable content with her new Simpson Street Production company. It sounds like it’s a new day… Read more »

Somebody Tell Whoopi Goldberg To Have A Seat!

We need more diversity in Hollywood but what we don’t need is Whoopi Goldberg throwing salt on the first African American to win an Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series. Whoopi recently told BET that she was unclear about Viola Davis’ moving acceptance speech. “The only thing that separates woman of color from… Read more »