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Posted: September 19, 2018, 6:56 am

Viola Davis was 'terrified' ahead of Widows love scene with Liam Neeson
Viola Davis was extremely nervous about her onscreen sex scene with Liam Neeson. The 53-year-old actress opened up about filming a love scene with the Taken star for Steve McQueen's movie Widows, which garnered rave reviews at its Toronto ...
Viola Davis was 'terrified' before sex scene with Liam NeesonCANOE
TIFF Journal: WidowsHigh-Def Digest (blog)

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Posted: September 18, 2018, 2:33 pm

Film School Rejects

'Widows' Review: Viola Davis Leads An Extraordinary Cast In Steve McQueen's Heist Thriller
Film School Rejects
Now, Veronica Rawlins (Viola Davis), Linda Perelli (Michelle Rodriguez), and Alice Gunner (Elizabeth Debicki) must work together or have hell to pay. This year has already seen another all-female heist movie, but this year has seen nothing like Widows.

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Posted: September 17, 2018, 7:57 pm

Elle UK Magazine

Viola Davis Regrets Being In 'The Help' For A Very Understandable Reason
Elle UK Magazine
Just seven years since the multiple award-winning film The Help came to our screens, one of the lead actresses in it, Viola Davis, has revealed that she regrets her part in it. Davis won two SAG awards, one Critic's Choice Award and was nominated for ...
Viola Davis says she regrets acting in 'The Help'
Viola Davis's Regrets About The Help Are a Reminder to Listen to Black CriticsThe Mary Sue
Viola Davis Regrets One Of Her Major Roles, But Probably Not For The Reason You ThinkA Plus
ScreenCrush -New York Times
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Posted: September 13, 2018, 10:49 am

Vanity Fair

The “Three Famous Words” That Drive Viola Davis
Vanity Fair
When, fresh off two Oscar nominations and just a few years away from her first win, Viola Davis signed on to the ABC series How to Get Away With Murder, plenty of people wondered why she was turning to TV. “Did no one look at my career before that time?

Posted: September 12, 2018, 9:05 pm

Viola Davis Regrets Her Oscar-Nominated Role in The Help: 'The Voices of the Maids' Weren't Heard
The Help earned Viola Davis her second Oscar nomination and established her as one of the industry's highest profile actresses, but years later she regrets making the movie. Davis, 53, played Aibileen Clark, a maid working for a socialite white family ...
Viola Davis explains why she regrets her role in 'The Help'Business Insider
Viola Davis Regrets Making The Help: “It Wasn't the Voices of the Maids That Were Heard”Vanity Fair
Viola Davis says she regrets acting in "The Help"CBS News
Mashable -BBC News -Chicago Tribune -New York Times
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Posted: September 12, 2018, 2:54 pm

New York Times

Viola Davis on What 'The Help' Got Wrong and How She Proves Herself
New York Times
TORONTO — The Oscar-winning actress Viola Davis is the star of the new crime drama “Widows,” which debuted here last week at the Toronto International Film Festival and will be in theaters Nov. 16. I sat down with Ms. Davis at the Ritz-Carlton to ask ...
Viola Davis Says She Regrets Her Role in 'The Help'Variety
Viola Davis has some regrets about being in The HelpThe A.V. Club
Viola Davis Has Some Regrets About The HelpVulture
Hindustan Times -BuzzFeed News
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Posted: September 11, 2018, 7:53 pm

Chicago Tribune

'Widows,' a juicy Chicago thriller starring Viola Davis, premieres at Toronto film festival
Chicago Tribune
Saddled with potentially lethal debts left behind by their late, thieving husbands, the widows played by Viola Davis, Elizabeth Debicki and Michelle Rodriguez hatch a plan to steal $5 million, settle their account with a ruthless 18th Ward politico and ...

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Posted: September 10, 2018, 5:22 pm

Viola Davis on How Widows Portrays Women Like a 'Phoenix Rising from the Ashes'
That saying takes on an unexpected resonance in Steve McQueen's Widows, which follows four women — played by Viola Davis, Michelle Rodriguez, Cynthia Erivo, and Elizabeth Debicki — as they unite after their husbands' deaths to complete a heist.
Toronto Film Review: Viola Davis in 'Widows'Variety
'Widows' delivers some much-needed originality to the heist movie genre, highlighted by an Oscar-caliber performance ...Business Insider
Viola Davis relishes playing a character in 'dire circumstances'The Southern
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Posted: September 10, 2018, 2:01 pm


Viola Davis Brings A New 'Corduroy' Book To Bear
Viola Davis is known for her roles in movies like Fences and The Help. She's won an Oscar, an Emmy, a couple of Tony Awards — the list goes on and on. But as we sit in her trailer on the set of the TV show in which she stars, How to Get Away with ...

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Posted: September 4, 2018, 8:57 pm


Viola Davis Knows What's Wrong With Hollywood… and How to Fix It
It was a familiar dilemma for Viola Davis. What to do with her hair? The star of the upcoming film “Widows” needed to know what kind of wig or extensions she should wear to play Veronica Rawlins, the leader of an unlikely band of robbers scrambling to ...
Viola Davis' Comments About Her Natural Hair In 'Widows' Are Truly BittersweetBustle
Viola Davis Critiques Hollywood's Pay Gap for Women of ColorColorLines magazine
Viola Davis Asked To Rock Her Natural Hair For Widows: “You're Always Taught As A Person Of Color To Not Like ...MadameNoire
Newsweek -TheGrio (blog)
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Posted: September 4, 2018, 1:15 pm
  • , title : 'Viola Davis on Her Daughter’s Love of Beyoncé, Acting and Not Doing Any More Sex Scenes'
    Viola Davis on Her Daughter's Love of Beyoncé, Acting and Not Doing Any More Sex Scenes
    The "How to Get Away with Murder" star sat down with Ellen to gush about her daughter's love of Beyoncé and interest in acting, as well as her own new outlook ...
  • , title : 'Viola Davis is Obsessed with ’Wonder Woman’ - Variety Uncovered'
    Viola Davis is Obsessed with 'Wonder Woman' - Variety Uncovered
    Viola Davis opened up about 'Widows,' what she's binge watching and why she's obsessed with Lynda Carter's 'Wonder Woman.' ...
  • , title : 'Viola Davis on Making Emmy History'
    Viola Davis on Making Emmy History
    Viola told Ellen all about her big night at the Emmys! From her speech to the prosecco, it was an evening she'll always remember.
  • , title : 'Viola Davis Wins The Emmy for Lead Actress 2015'
    Viola Davis Wins The Emmy for Lead Actress 2015
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  • , title : 'Viola Davis on Melania Trump’s Love of How to Get Away with Murder'
    Viola Davis on Melania Trump's Love of How to Get Away with Murder
    Viola talks about Melania Trump calling 'How to Get Away with Murder' her favorite TV show, and reveals the TV shows that she loved growing up. Jimmy ...
  • , title : 'Viola Davis wins Best Supporting Actress'
    Viola Davis wins Best Supporting Actress
    Mark Rylance presents Viola Davis with the Oscar® for Best Supporting Actress for her performance in "Fences" at the 89th Oscars® in 2017.