Viola Davis Inks New Overall Deal With ABC Studios

EMMY AWARDS 2015

Emmys: Big Night For Davis, Hamm And HBO

With Andy Samberg emceeing, Viola Davis  became the first African-American woman to win best actress in drama series at Sunday night’s Emmy Awards, while Jon Hamm won for best actor after seven previous nominations. HBO took 14 awards with Game of Thrones named best drama and Veep best comedy. 

 

 

HBO Harriet Tubman Movie To Star Viola Davis

LOS ANGELES (AP) — “How to Get Away with Murder” star Viola Davis will play Harriet Tubman in a HBO movie about the abolitionist hero. HBO said Monday that the project is based on the biography “Bound for the Promised Land: Harriet Tubman,” by historian Kate Clifford Larson. Tubman was born into slavery in Maryland, […]

Viola Davis To Star In ABC ‘Murder’ Drama