Viola Davis

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(Black PR Wire) Viola Davis is set to portray Michelle Obama in First Ladies, a one-hour White House drama that has been put on fast-track development at Showtime with a three-script commitment. Davis will executive produce the project, which hails from writer Aaron Cooley (novels Four Seats: A Thriller of the Supreme Court, The Guns of Ridgewood), Davis and Julius Tennon’s JuVee Productions, Cathy Schulman’s Welle […]

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., April 24, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — The Beverly Hills/Hollywood Branch of the NAACP names celebrated host and esteemed honorees for the upcoming 28th Annual NAACP Theatre Awards dinner, scheduled to be held on Monday, June 17, 2019 at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel, 506 S. Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA, 90071 at 6pm. Making her hosting debut at this year’s awards show is accomplished […]

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., April 24, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — The Beverly Hills/Hollywood Branch of the NAACP names celebrated host and esteemed honorees for the upcoming 28th Annual NAACP Theatre Awards dinner, scheduled to be held on Monday, June 17, 2019 at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel, 506 S. Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA, 90071 at 6pm. Making her hosting debut at this year’s awards show is accomplished […]

“It’s a very sacred place, the stage and the screen," she said about her role as an actor.

A record-tying seven actors of color are nominated in lead and supporting categories at the 89th annual Academy Awards ceremony, which airs Sunday, February 26, at 8:30 pm EST on ABC.

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It is the first time ever that Black performers are nominated in every acting category.

Announcements broke from normal tradition as the names were announced via live feed broadcasted on the morning news shows such as "Good Morning America." Announcers of color included Gabby Sidibe, Jennifer Hudson and Terrence Howard.