Viola Davis Archives

Hunger Games Prequel Adds Josh Andrés Rivera To Cast
Hunger Games: The Ballad Of Songbirds & Snakes is in production right now, and another role was cast today, as Viola Davis has joined the cast as Head Gamemaker Volumnia Gaul. "The Hunger Games films have always been elevated by their exceptional casting, and we are thrilled to be continuing that tradition with Viola Davis as[...]
The Suicide Squad: A New Poster, 2 Clips, and 4 HQ Images
Viola Davis as Amanda Waller, a highlight of the first film, turns up the ruthlessness one more notch. Because they also make far more mistakes than any of the Squad, from simple research and preparedness to mistaken information given to the Squad that proves costly, and pretty much being wrong about everything It is the constant[...]
jessica walter
💔 — Aisha Tyler (@aishatyler) March 25, 2021 More from across the industry paid their respects like Edgar Wright, Viola Davis, Patton Oswalt, Dylan Gelula, Paul Feig, Geena Davis, Elaine Hendrix, and more. I loved Jessica Walter For me, knowing her mostly from dramatic work in films like 'Play Misty For Me' just made the comic genius[...]
Check Out The Suicide Squad DC FanDome Poster
this morning, and it…gives us a little but not a lot. Directed by James Gunn and with a huge cast that includes Viola Davis as Amanda Waller, Margot Robbie as Harley Quinn, Jai Courtney as Captain Boomerang, Joel Kinnaman as Rick Flagg, David Dastmalchian as Polka-Dot Man, Steve Agee as King Shark, Daniela Melchior as Ratcatcher 2, John Cena as Peacemaker, Flula Borg as Javelin, Nathan Fillion as T.D.K., Mayling Ng as Mongal, Pete Davidson as Blackguard, Sean Gunn as Weasel, Joaquin Cosio,[...]
Ma Rainey's Black Bottom Trailer Debuts Chadwick Boseman's Final Film
Viola Davis, Glynn Turman, Colman Domingo, and Taylor Paige co-star with  Michael Potts, Jonny Coyne, Jeremy Shamos, Dusan Brown, and Joshua Harto The play was adapted for the screen by Ruben Santiago-Hudson, and Denzel Washington and Todd Black produced the film All eyes will, however, be on Chadwick Boseman, however fair or unfair that may be[...]
James Gunn Reveals New Logo For The Suicide Squad For His Birthday
Th cast includes Viola Davis as Amanda Waller, Margot Robbie as Harley Quinn, Jai Courtney as Captain Boomerang, Joel Kinnaman as Rick Flagg, David Dastmalchian as Polka-Dot Man, Steve Agee as King Shark, Daniela Melchior as Ratcatcher 2, John Cena as Peacemaker, Flula Borg as Javelin , Nathan Fillion as T.D.K., Mayling Ng as Mongal, Pete Davidson as Blackguard, Sean Gunn as Weasel, Joaquin Cosio, Juan Diego Botto, Storm[...]
James Gunn Reveals New Logo For The Suicide Squad For His Birthday
Of course, rumored to be in the cast and the roles that they have been linked to include Viola Davis as Amanda Waller, Margot Robbie as Harley Quinn, Jai Courtney as Captain Boomerang, Joel Kinnaman as Rick Flagg, David Dastmalchian as Polka-Dot Man, Steve Agee as King Shark, Daniela Melchior as Ratcatcher, John Cena as[...]
michelle obama
Showtime and Viola Davis (ABC's How to Get Away with Murder) are teaming up to bring the story of First Lady Michelle Obama's time in The White House to the small screen in First Ladies The hour-long drama was put on a fast-track development deal that includes a three-script commitment, with the first season focusing[...]
how to get away with murder
After five seasons, Viola Davis' Prof Annalise Keating will be leading her students on a final, season-long lesson when ABC's How to Get Away With Murder returns on Thursday, September 25, for what will be its sixth and final season Small problem? This season's "teachable moments" could prove deadly enough that graduation is the least[...]
ABC Renews 'How to Get Away with Murder' for a Fifth Season
The pickup was announced this afternoon on Twitter by showrunner Peter Norwalk. Season 5, we are coming for you! Thanks to all our fans #HTGAWM 🔪🔪🔪🔪🔪 — Pete Nowalk (@petenowalk) May 11, 2018 The Viola Davis-led series features Davis as Annalise Keating, a criminal defense professor, and her ambitious law students getting involved with twisted plots of murder[...]
Scandal/HTGAWM Crossover: Olivia Welcomes Annalise to "The Show"
The two-episode event will serve as the first meeting between Kerry Washington's Scandal fixer Olivia Pope and and Viola Davis's HTGAWM law professor Annalise Keating. Here's ABC's first-look at the Scandal/HTGAWM crossover: can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: TGIT Crossover Event – THURSDAY March 1st ( "Lahey v[...]
ABC's Scandal, How To Get Away with Murder Crossover Confirmed
Both Rhimes and Nowalk took to social media to post a screen shot from the crossover script, revealing the first meeting between Kerry Washington's Scandal fixer Olivia Pope and and Viola Davis' How To Get Away with Murder law professor Annalise Keating. You can check out the posts here: People It's happening @petenowalk, you ready for this? #TGITCrossover #HowtoGetAwaywithScandal[...]
'Fences' Review: Denzel Washington Solid But Viola Davis Steals The Film
Fences is a powerful and brilliantly acted film adaptation of the late playwright August Wilson's stage production about an African-American family living in Pittsburgh in the mid-1950s. Starring Washington as Troy Maxson, a middle-aged head of household struggling to provide for his family while working as a garbage collector, Viola Davis as his wife Rose, Stephen Henderson[...]
Viola Davis Says Amanda Waller Role Was 'Something So Often Not Given To Women'
What's sad about that is the film housed some great performances from Margot Robbie's Harley Quinn and Jai Courtney coming to life as Captain Boomerang. Another was Viola Davis' wonderful turn as Amanda Waller It was fearsome and scary in equal measure, and Davis clearly went for it Now, it seems despite the reception to the movie,[...]
'Fences' Stumbles From Lack Of Understanding Of What "Adapting" Means
It made for a strange viewing experience but it makes up for it with the performances. Viola Davis' Rose is the standout and she does a fantastic job She is raw and puts everything on the screen She is a character that we've all seen before but she also is someone that feels so real[...]
Fences' Second Trailer Asks The Hard Questions
It looks like it is sporting a pair of killer performances from Denzel Washington and Viola Davis The first trailer was well done, not showing much about the story, but asking tough questions. The second stays in the vein, with themes such as the sacrafice of being an adult and crush dreams This looks properly good[...]
Viola Davis On What Makes Amanda Waller Tick
I knew what it was having already known the character, but someone I saw the movie with didn't know her backstory and it turned her off to the character. But that backstory is there, in this interview with actress Viola Davis, she talks about what makes Waller tick and how that is what made her want[...]
Suicide Squad – Puppet Masters Trailer
In the newest trailer for Suicide Squad, we focus on the folks who pull the strings… in this case it's Amanda Waller (Viola Davis) and Rick Flag (Joel Kinnaman) We see that Flag is the consummate soldier and leader while Waller is much more of the 'get it done by whatever means necessary'. Suicide Squad opens[...]