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Viola Davis Frightened By Her Potential

Viola Davis found it ''frightening'' realising her power and potential.The 'Fences' star used to think if she put herself down it would make her look more ''humble'' but now realises it is important to show...

Amy Adams Celebrates Walk Of Fame Star With Family

Darren Le Gallo and the couple's six-year-old, Aviana, joined Amy's mother Kathryn as she unveiled the 2,598th star. The honour came days after Amy's Doubt co-star Viola Davis was awarded with the...

Octavia Spencer & Viola Davis Soaked Away Golden Globes Stress

The two stars are neighbours in Hollywood and often enjoy a soak, and when Octavia was in the mood for a little relaxation before the chaos of the red carpet, she called Viola...

Viola Davis: Meryl Streep Warned Me About Her Golden Globes Speech

Meryl Streep warned Viola Davis that her Golden Globes speech would annoy some people.The 'How To Get Away With Murder' star - who presented her close pal with the Cecil B. DeMille Lifetime Achievement Award...

Viola Davis Honours 'Heartbroken' Pal Meryl Streep With Passionate Globes Speech

Streep heaped praise on Davis on Hollywood Boulevard on Thursday (05Jan17) as she unveiled her plaque, and the Fences star returned the favour three days later as she presented the Cecil B. DeMille...

La La Land Wins Seven Globes

'La La Land' broke Golden Globe Awards records after picking up seven prizes on Sunday (08.01.17).The musical went one better than the six wins previously received by 1975's 'One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest' and...

La La Land Breaks Golden Globe Records

'La La Land' became the most decorated film in Golden Globes history after winning seven awards on Sunday (08.01.17).The musical triumphed in every category it was nominated for, including Best Actor and Actress - Musical...

Viola Davis Receives Hollywood Walk Of Fame Star

Viola Davis has been honoured with a Hollywood Walk of Fame star. The 51-year-old actress has been ''immortalised in cement'', according to Meryl Streep who presented Viola with the accolade on Thursday (05.01.17), which saw...

Amy Adams To Follow Viola Davis On Hollywood Walk Of Fame

The Arrival star will unveil the 2,598th star on the Walk of Fame next week (11Jan17), while Davis was honoured with the first star of the year on Thursday (05Jan17). The actresses'...

Casey Affleck Joins Golden Globes Presenter List

Casey Affleck and Annette Bening have joined the list of stars who will present at the Golden Globe Awards this weekend.The 41-year-old actor - who is nominated for Best Actor in a Drama Motion Picture...

Viola Davis: 'Fences Play Was A Rehearsal For The Film'

The American actress appears as Rose Maxson in the drama, which tells the story of a working-class African-American father Troy Maxson (Denzel Washington) as he tries to raise his family in the 1950s, while coming...

Leonardo Dicaprio Is A Golden Globes Presenter

Leonardo DiCaprio has been confirmed to be a presenter at this weekend's Golden Globe Awards.The 42-year-old actor will be one of the many mega-stars responsible for handing out one of the prizes at the ceremony...

Viola Davis Calls For Change In Hollywood Through 'Individuals Contributions'

Viola Davis thinks positive changes in the representation of diversity in Hollywood can come through ''individuals contributions''.The acclaimed 51-year-old actress insists the number of films with non-white actors in lead roles will only rise if...

Jeff Bridges To Leave His Mark On Hollywood

The Oscar winner will be saluted outside the TCL Chinese Theatre, where some of Tinseltown's most famous stars have planted their hands and feet in wet cement. His ceremony will take place...

Sylvester Stallone, Viola Davis And Priyanka Chopra Join Golden Globes Presenters

Sylvester Stallone, Viola Davis and Priyanka Chopra will present awards at the Golden Globes.The trio are among the Hollywood stars who will take part in the ceremony at the Beverly Hilton on January 8, according...

Viola Davis To Unveil First Walk Of Fame Star Of 2017

The actress will be honoured with the 2,596th star across the street from the historic Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel on 5 January (17). Her Doubt co-star Meryl Streep will be among the people...

Viola Davis Praises Unprecedented Bafta Diversity Push

Earlier this month (Dec16), BAFTA executives announced they will no longer consider productions lacking cultural inclusivity for prizes in major awards categories from 2019 onwards.The Oscar-nominated actress believes their counterparts at the Academy of Motion...

Denzel Washington: 'I'm Not A Celebrity, I'm An Actor'

The actor has been at the top of his profession since winning his first Oscar for best supporting actor for his role in 1989 film Glory, and has become one of Hollywood's most recognisable stars....

Viola Davis Loved Emerging From The Background In Fences

After winning a Tony award for her performance in the 2010 revival of August Wilson's Pulitzer Prize-winning play Fences, Viola Davis didn't hesitate to reteam with Denzel Washington for the film adaptation. From the first...

Denzel Washington: 'I've Lived Oscars' Lack Of Diversity'

In a preview of an interview with U.S. TV show 60 Minutes due to be broadcast on Sunday (18Dec16), the double Oscar-winner shared his take on working in an industry that has, at times, overlooked...

Denzel Washington Fights To Live A Simple Life

Denzel Washington fights to live ''a simple life''.The 61-year-old actor - who is currently directing his own version of August Wilson's play 'Fences', in which he stars as Troy Maxson, a dustman who failed as...

Denzel Washington Battled With Nerves While Directing Fences

The 61-year-old actor and his co-star Viola Davis both starred in playwright August Wilson’s Broadway production of Fences in 2010, which eventually lead to Denzel deciding to direct it for the silver screen. He reprises...

Bryce Dallas Howard: Sag Nomination Is Very Special

Bryce Dallas Howard feels ''very special'' to have received a Screen Actors Guild (SAG) award nomination.The 35-year-old actress has been nominated for Outstanding Actress in a Miniseries or Television Movie for her performance in Netflix's...

Manchester By The Sea Receives Most Sag Nominations

'Manchester by the Sea' has received the most nominations for the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards.The Kenneth Lonergan-directed movie has been handed four nods, with Casey Affleck, Michelle Williams and Lucas Hedges all being handed...

Viola Davis' Emotional Speech Of Self-acceptance

Viola Davis gave an empowering speech about self-acceptance as she picked up the #SeeHer Award at the Critics' Choice Awards.The 51-year-old actress - who portrays tough lawyer Annalise Keating in 'How to Get Away With...

Viola Davis Stresses The Importance Of Self-acceptance At Critics' Choice Awards

The Help star was presented with the first ever #SeeHer prize, recognising the actress as a role model for her work in helping to accurately portray women and girls in the media....

Jackie Chan Gets Honorary Oscar

Jackie Chan has received an honorary Oscar.The 'Rush Hour' actor hailed his recognition at the Eighth Annual Governors Awards a ''dream'' come true after being recognised by the Academy for the first time in his...

Cynthia Erivo Cast In Widows

Cynthia Erivo is to star in 'Widows'.The 29-year-old actress initially thought it was a ''joke'' when director Steve McQueen offered her the role of Belle in his upcoming big-screen adaptation of Linda La Plante's 1983...

Viola Davis Executive Producing Musical Tv Comedy

The How to Get Away with Murder star and Julius are developing The Zipcoders through their JuVee Productions. The show will centre on a divorced mother of three who moves to Texas to...

Viola Davis Signs On For Steve Mcqueen Heist Movie

The filmmaker has teamed up with Gone Girl author Gillian Flynn to co-write crime thriller Widows, which centres upon four desperate women who plan a robbery. The project is based on the...

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