Viola Davis

Nigerian Boy Gets NYC Ballet Company Scholarship After Dance Video Goes Viral

An 11-year-old Nigerian boy received a scholarship and an offer to train at the American Ballet Theatre after a video of him dancing in the rain went viral.
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Viola Davis to Play Michelle Obama in New Showtime Series

You'll soon be able to watch a new series that fictionalizes the life of Michelle Obama, and other iconic First Ladies from history. Showtime has issued a first season order for a new series called “First Ladies." The hour-long drama is set to star Viola Davis as the former First Lady , reports...
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This combination photo shows actress Viola Davis at the Glamour Women of the Year Awards in New York on Nov. 12, 2018, left, and former first lady Michelle Obama on NBC's "Today" show in New York on Oct. 11, 2018.  (Photos by Evan Agostini, left, and Char

Viola Davis Set To Play Michelle Obama In Proposed Series

Davis is set to portray Obama in a Showtime series about America's first ladies. Davis also is an executive producer on the project, which is still in development.
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In this image released by ABC, Viola Davis appears in a scene from "How To Get Away With Murder." ABC said Thursday that the show’s upcoming sixth season will be its last. (Mitchell Haaseth/ABC via AP)

ABC's 'How to Get Away with Murder' To End After Next Season

It will be case closed next season for "How to Get Away with Murder," with the show's upcoming sixth season to be its last.
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Amy Poehler accepts the entrepreneur in entertainment award at the Women in Film Annual Gala on Wednesday, June 12, 2019, at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

Amy Poehler, Issa Rae Recognized For Their Entrepreneurship

In a night of commanding words from some of the most accomplished women in entertainment at the annual Women in Film Gala Wednesday night in Beverly Hills, from the likes of Issa Rae, Viola Davis and producer Cathy Schulman, Amy Poehler put her own unconventional spin on the "empowerment speech."
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Emma Stone, Octavia Spencer and Viola Davis in "The Help" (Photo credit: 1492 Pictures/ Motion Pictures)

Viola Davis Has Regrets About Role In 'The Help'

Oscar-winning actress Viola Davis has regrets about her role as a maid in the 2011 film "The Help"
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Hunger Is...

One in five children in America struggle with hunger every day. Emmy Award®-winning actress and Hunger Is ambassador Viola Davis knows first-hand how severe childhood hunger is – in every community in America. Listen to this message from Viola Davis Click Here
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