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Viola Davis thinks she’s squandered years of her life. The 53-year-old actress, who is now among the most in-demand stars in Hollywood, has revealed she regrets previously spending so much of her time trying to fit in and obsessing about her appearance. Davis explained: “I was trying to fit in, stifling my voice, stifling who…

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Viola Davis has called out the pay discrepancy in Hollywood between women of color and White actresses. The Suicide Squad star has been watching with interest as the industry’s gender pay gap has been tackled by some of Hollywood’s leading ladies, such as Jennifer Lawrence, Jessica Chastain and Ruth Wilson, and now she insists is the…

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An award-winning playwright with a background in theater, Demetrius Paschel is also a television writer and executive story editor with an interest in producing for network television. His passions are writing and producing feature stories, creative services, and documentaries. Read what he has to say. How did you get started writing professionally? My professional start in…

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My family. Thank you everyone for your love and support! pic.twitter.com/5thsM7y3HT — Viola Davis (@violadavis) February 27, 2017 On Hollywood’s biggest night, Viola Davis was awarded Best Supporting Actress at the 89th Annual Academy Awards for her role in Fences. Here’s her speech: Thank you to the academy. You know, there’s one place that all…

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Viola Davis is the first Black female actress to get a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2017. However, the Fences” star  was 2,597th star given out by the franchise at a ceremony across from the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel. It seems like just yesterday Davis was receiving her Emmy for the lead actress in a…

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The impending 2017 Awards season has us on our game since #OscarsSoWhite2016 had us up in arms as did the results of the presidential election. The SAG Awards—selected by members of the actors guild themselves— has earned distinction for being one of the best Oscar barometers, specifically the best-actor, actress, and supporting-actor winners. This week, Sophia…

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Fences is directed by Denzel Washington from a screenplay by August Wilson, adapted from Wilson’s Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning play. The film stars Denzel Washington, Viola Davis, Jovan Adepo, Stephen McKinley Henderson, Russell Hornsby, Mykelti Williamson, and Saniyya Sydney.  The film is produced by Denzel Washington, Todd Black and Scott Rudin. In theaters nationwide December…

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A special screening of the upcoming film Fences was held at the National Museum of African-American History and Culture – The Oprah Winfrey Theatre in Washington, DC on Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2016. Fences is directed by Denzel Washington from a screenplay by August Wilson, adapted from Wilson’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play. The film stars Denzel Washington, Viola…

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