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Viola Davis Says Escapist Movies and Social Media ‘Destroys Our Art Form’

Oscar winner Viola Davis says social media has undermined her art form, especially as it relates to modern theatrical movies.The “Fences” and “The First Lady” actor delivered a blunt and juicy indictment of what it takes to market films nowadays. In a conversation about her content label JuVee at the annual Produced By Conference on […]

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Viola Davis to be Honored With Cannes 2022 Women In Motion Award

Actor and producer Viola Davis will be honored with the 2022 Women In Motion Award bestowed by Kering Group and the Cannes Film Festival.Davis currently appears on screen in the Showtime series “The First Lady,” where she plays Michelle Obama. She recently published her autobiography, “Finding Me,” written during lockdown, that recounts her childhood experiences […]

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Viola Davis says ‘critics absolutely serve no purpose’

Oscar-winning actor hits back at critics over negative reviews of her performance as Michelle Obama in drama series The First LadyViola Davis has responded to widespread criticism of her latest performance by stating that critics “serve no purpose”.The Oscar-winning actor has received negative feedback from both critics and on social media for playing Michelle Obama […]

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‘The First Lady’ Stars Viola Davis, Michelle Pfeiffer and Gillian Anderson on Becoming Michelle Obama, Betty Ford and Eleanor Roosevelt

Michelle Pfeiffer didn’t know much about Betty Ford before she signed on to play her in the new Showtime anthology series “The First Lady.”“I really only knew about, of course, the Betty Ford Center, which is I think what she’s the most famous for,” Pfeiffer told me at the show’s premiere on Thursday at the […]

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Gillian Anderson Joins Viola Davis & Michelle Pfeiffer In Showtime’s ‘First Lady’ Anthology Series

If you’re Gillian Anderson and you are coming off an acclaimed role as Margaret Thatcher in “The Crown,” why not cross the Atlantic and take on another political figure next? And apparently, that’s exactly what the actress is set to do, as she is the latest lead to join the upcoming Showtime anthology series, “The […]

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