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19 Oct
The $50 million action epic, The Woman King – directed by African-American, Gina Prince-By the wood, and filmed in Cape Town and Kwazulu-Natal - recounts the tale of the all-women regiment
17 Aug
Famed actress Viola Davis has joined the "Hunger Games" franchise as a villain in the show's prequel "The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes." The film's official Instagram account confirmed Davis' casting.   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by The Hunger Games (@thehungergames) Davis will play head game maker of the 10th…
7 Jul 2022
Get ready to travel back to the 1800s’ with The Woman King, a historical epic film starring award-winning actress, Viola Davis. Inspired by true historical events, the film centres around General Nanisca of the Dahomey Amazons and Nawi, an ambitious recruit. It shows how the Dahomey Amazons battled foes who threatened to ruin everything they…
29 Sep 2019
The 71st Primetime Emmy Awards recently held at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, California and Stars kicked off awards season in style. The purple carpet was filled with a stunning display of gowns and audacious looks from all your favourite celebrities. There were several winners at the show including Jharrel Jerome who played Korey…
27 Aug 2019
Hollywood superstar, Viola Davis is set to play former US First lady, Michelle Obama, in a new White House drama series, titled “First Ladies” currently in the works at Showtime, in conjunction with Lionsgate Television. It’s fair to say that Davis’ potential next TV role will come with a lot of pressure, judging by her previous roles in How to…
18 Jan 2019
Multiple award-winning actress, Taraji P. Henson is set to get her very own star on the Hollywood Walk Of Fame this year. According to Ana Martinez, the Producer Of the Hollywood Walk Of Fame, the 48-year-old Oscar nominated "Empire" star will receive a star on the Hollywood Walk Of Fame on Monday, January 28, 2019. She…
10 Sep 2018
Director Steve McQueen returned to the limelight at the Toronto film festival Sunday with the kick-ass feminist heist film Widows, at a time when calls are multiplying for heftier roles for women. It's been five years since the British director released his last film 12 Years A Slave, which won an Academy Award for best…
25 Jan 2018
Alpha females Kerry Washington and Viola Davis will finally meet during a special two-hour crossover episode which has been slated to air on March 1 on ABC. The two-hour episodes are shared between the two shows. Power lawyer, Annalise Keating played by Viola Davis will be appearing in Scandal first and then Olivia Pope played…
27 Feb 2017
Two black film stars took the early acting honours at the 89th Oscars on Sunday, which began with a salvo of jokes by host Jimmy Kimmel targeting US President Donald Trump.
27 Feb 2017
Viola Davis won an Oscar on her third try on Sunday, for her acclaimed supporting role in Denzel Washington's big screen adaptation of August Wilson's searing play "Fences."
9 Jan 2017
Viola Davis on Sunday won the best supporting actress Golden Globe for the big screen adaptation of August Wilson's play "Fences" -- the story of a working-class African-American family in the 1950s.

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