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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...

Viola Davis: 'We Are All Affected By Sexual Assault'

The How To Get Away with Murder star's sibling was assaulted by a man when she was just eight. "Myself, my mother, my sisters, my friend Rebecca, my friend from childhood,...

Viola Davis: 'My Days Of Violent Sex Scenes Are Over'

The Doubt star reveals she was out of action for two weeks after getting injured on the job and she has told writers to keep her character's lovemaking to a minimum. "I...

Co-stars Viola Davis & Denzel Washington Lead Early Oscars Race

Davis is the top critics' early pick to pick up Best Actress gold at the 2017 Academy Awards and Denzel is hotly tipped to take home another Oscar for his lead actor portrayal...

Viola Davis: 'Fences Is The Project Of My Lifetime'

The 51-year-old actress hit the big time after starring in 2011’s The Help, which scored her an Oscar nomination and wins at the Golden Globes, Screen Actors Guild Awards and BAFTAs.She’s since continued to impress...

Viola Davis Retreated To Childhood To Play Mean Girl Amanda Waller

The actress plays sociopathic Squad leader Amanda Waller in the new comic book blockbuster and admits she struggled to find the character at first. She had to go back over 40 years...

Viola Davis' Hair Turned White After A Stylist Put 'Goo' In It

Viola Davis' hair turned white after a stylist put ''goo'' in it. The 50-year-old actress has admitted a hair expert didn't know how to tame her natural locks and she had to bite her tongue...

Cara Delevingne: Female Superhero Stories Are Important

Cara Delevingne thinks it is ''important'' to tell ''women's stories'' in the superhero world.The 23-year-old model-and-actress stars as Enchantress in DC Comics' new ensemble movie 'Suicide Squad' - which also features Margot Robbie as Harley...

Henry Cavill Goes Undercover At Comic-con To Prank Will Smith

Superman actor Henry Cavill went undercover at Comic-Con on Saturday (July 23) to surprise Will Smith and fellow Suicide Squad cast members Viola Davis and Scott Eastwood. The Man of Steel star also got away...

Cara Delevingne Reveals Suicide Squad Have Group Text Chat

Cara Delevingne has revealed the 'Suicide Squad' cast have their own message thread.The 23-year-old model-and-actress plays Enchantress in the anti-hero DC Comics movie and says she and her co-stars, which include Will Smith (Deadshot), Margot...

Diane Kruger: 'I'd Rather Do Tv Than Big Studio Movies Right Now'

The Inglourious Basterds star, who tasted TV success as the star of U.S. drama The Bridge, is convinced there are more complex storylines and characters on television. "I feel like television...

Viola Davis Screamed Obscenities At Suicide Squad Co-star During Intense Scene

The How to Get Away with Murder star had to film an intense scene opposite Joel and she explains she had already prepared for how she would act. However, David had another unconventional...

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