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Natalie Portman, Viola Davis, & Amy Adams Speak at Variety's Actors on Actors Event

Natalie Portman lets out a laugh while in conversation with Michelle Williams at the Variety Studio: Actors on Actors event on Saturday afternoon (November 12) in Los Angeles.

The 35-year-old Jackie star and the 36-year-old Manchester by The Sea star weren’t the only actresses at the event! FencesViola Davis and Sully‘s Tom Hanks spoke, as well as Arrival‘s Amy Adams and Hacksaw Ridge‘s Andrew Garfield. In addition, Viola brought her adorable daughter Genesis to watch!

The conversations, which are presented by The Venetian Las Vegas, will begin to debut later on in November.

FYI: Andrew is wearing an Everlane sweater. More Here! »

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Tony Winner Cynthia Erivo Lands Her First Major Movie Role!

Cynthia Erivo has some exciting news – she just landed her first big movie role and she’ll star alongside Viola Davis in an upcoming heist thriller!

The Tony-winning actress broke out onto the scene with her role in Broadway’s The Color Purple and she’ll perform in the show until closing on January 8.

Cynthia will star with Viola in Widows, the new movie from Oscar-winning filmmaker Steve McQueen.

The movie will be written by Gone Girl‘s Gillian Flynn and it follows “follows four armed robbers who are killed in a failed heist attempt, leaving their widows to finish the job,” according to Variety.

'Fences' Teaser Trailer with Denzel Washington & Viola Davis - Watch Now!

Denzel Washington and Viola Davis star in the first teaser trailer for their new film Fences.

The movie, which is directed by Denzel, is an on-screen adaptation of the August Wilson Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning play.

Jovan Adepo, Stephen McKinley Henderson, Russell Hornsby, Mykelti Williamson, and Saniyya Sydney also star in the movie, which is set to be released on December 25, 2016.

Watch the trailer below, and check out some stills from the movie in the gallery.


‘Fences’ Teaser Trailer with Denzel Washington & Viola Davis

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Viola Davis Gets Support From 'HTGAWM' Cast At The Rape Foundation's 2016 Brunch!

Viola Davis is all smiles while attending The Rape Foundation’s Annual Brunch held at private residence on Sunday (September 25) in Beverly Hills, Calif.

The 51-year-old actress was joined at the event by her How to Get Away with Murder co-stars Matt McGorry, Aja Naomi King, Karla Souza, Alfred Enoch, Jack Falahee, Conrad Ricamora, Charlie Weber, Captain America: Civil War‘s Chadwick Boseman, Secrets and LiesKaDee Strickland, WingsSteven Weber, BonesTamara Taylor, and Jason Behr.

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The brunch was MC’d by David Schwimmer to benefit the Rape Treatment Center and Stuart House at Santa Monica-UCLA Medical Center which provides state-of-the-art care for rape victims and sexually abused children, and prevention education programs in our community and across the country.

40+ pictures inside of Viola Davis and others at The Rape Foundation’s Annual BrunchMore Here! »

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Viola Davis Makes Her Arrival to Emmy Awards 2016

Viola Davis is all smiles alongside husband Julius Tennon while arriving at the 2016 Emmy Awards held at the Microsoft Theater on Sunday (September 18) in Los Angeles.

The award winning actress is up for the Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series award this evening for her work on How to Get Away with Murder. Best of luck this evening!

“Thank you to my amazing glam squad! #Emmys,” Viola wrote on Twitter.

FYI: Viola is wearing a Marchesa dress, Harry Winston jewels, Tyler Ellis bag, and Stuart Weitzman shoes.

Make sure to watch the Emmys, hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, airing right now on ABC! Be sure to tune in! More Here! »

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Denzel Washington & Viola Davis Star in 'Fences' - First Look Photos!

Check out these first look photos from Fences, starring Denzel Washington and Viola Davis!

Denzel is also directing the film, which is about a father (Washington) who struggles with race relations in the United States while trying to raise his family in the 1950s and coming to terms with the events of his life.

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Stephen Henderson, Jovan Adepo, Russell Hornsby, Mykelti Willimason, and Saniyya Sidney also star in the film.

The movie is set to be released on Christmas Day! Be sure to check it out.

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Viola Davis Reveals Her Struggle With Childhood Hunger in PSA

Viola Davis is opening up about her struggle with childhood hunger in a touching new PSA.

In the video, the Oscar-nominated actress explains that as a child she sometimes didn’t have enough to eat at home.

“Growing up, I was among the 1 in 5 American kids who struggled with hunger. And hungry mornings make tired days,” she says.

Viola goes on the explain the difference breakfast can make for children and thanks to Hunger Is, a joint charitable initiative between the Albertsons Foundation and the Entertainment Industry Foundation, children can get the nutrition they need.

She has already helped raise over $12.5 million for the organization over the last three years. Fans can help the cause at HungerIs.org.

Watch the whole PSA below…

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