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Nathan Fillion Feels Anxious About The Suicide Squad Speculation

Nathan Fillion feels anxious when people ask him about 'The Suicide Squad'.The 48-year-old actor has been cast alongside the likes of Margot Robbie, Viola Davis and Jai Courtney in the James Gunn-directed movie - but...

Jon Bernthal Cast In Sandra Bullock's New Netflix Movie

Jon Bernthal has joined the cast of Viola Davis and Sandra Bullock's new Netflix movie. The 43-year-old star is one of the latest actors to have boarded the thriller, with Vincent D'Onofrio, Richard Thomas, Linda...

Viola Davis: Beauty Is Not Defined By Youth

Viola Davis says beauty ''is not defined by youth''.The 54-year-old actress is the new face of L'Oréal Paris Age Perfect - which is specifically designed for women over 50 - and has said she was...

Viola Davis Focused On 'The Art' Rather Than Oscars Diversity Row

Viola Davis wants to be ''a storyteller'' as she opens up on Oscars diversity.The nominations for this year's Academy Awards featured now women in the directing category while just one person of colour - Cynthia...

Viola Davis Cast In Sandra Bullock's New Netflix Movie

Viola Davis has joined the cast of Sandra Bullock's new Netflix movie.The 54-year-old actress will star alongside the likes of Rob Morgan and Aisling Franciosi in the upcoming film, which is based on the British...

Idris Elba's Suicide Squad Excitement

Idris Elba is ''excited to be part of the Suicide Squad''.The 47-year-old actor has joined the cast of the sequel in a mysterious role and while he can't give details on his character, he is...

Viola Davis Slams Idea Of Julia Roberts In Harriet

Viola Davis has branded the idea of Julia Roberts being cast as Harriet Tubman ''ridiculous''.Screenwriter Gregory Allen Howard recently revealed he first suggested a movie about the African-American political activist over 20 years ago and...

Viola Davis Is Honest With Her Daughter

Viola Davis wants to be honest with her daughter.The 'How To Get Away with Murder' star has eight-year-old Genesis with her husband Julius Tennon, and has said she doesn't want to hide anything from her...

Viola Davis Loves To Steam

Viola Davis and her husband ''steam'' together every night.The 54-year-old actress - who has nine-year-old Genesis with spouse Julius Tennon - always makes time for the ritual because she believes it is the best...

Viola Davis New Face Of L'oreal Paris

Viola Davis is the new face of L'Oréal Paris.The 54-year-old actress has landed her first ever major beauty campaign and hailed the chance to utter their famous slogan, ''Because I'm worth it'', a ''gift''.She wrote...

Viola Davis' Daughter Genesis Might Follow In Her Footsteps And Pursue Acting

Viola Davis' nine-year-old daughter Genesis has hinted she would like to take up acting.The Hollywood star's little girl makes her major big screen debut in 'Angry Birds Movie 2' voicing Vivi, and she has opened...

Joel Kinnaman To Return As Rick Flag In The Suicide Squad

Joel Kinnaman will return as Rick Flag in 'The Suicide Squad'. The 39-year-old actor is set to reprise his role as the US special operations forces specialist - whose relationship with June Moone/Enchantress (Cara Delevingne)...

Liam Neeson To Star In The Minuteman

Liam Neeson is set to star in action-thriller 'The Minuteman'. The 66-year-old actor will play the lead role in the upcoming film with Robert Lorenz helming project working from a script he wrote with Chris...

Viola Davis Shocked By Diagnosis

Viola Davis ''didn't know what to do'' when she was diagnosed with prediabetes.The 'How to Get Away with Murder' star knows diabetes - which affects the body's ability to process insulin - runs in her...

Spike Lee Leads Tributes To John Singleton

Spike Lee, Halle Berry and Viola Davis are among the stars to have paid tribute to the late John Singleton.The 51-year-old filmmaker - who made history as the first African-American and youngest person to be...

John Cena Wanted For Suicide Squad Sequel

John Cena is reportedly being eyed for a role in the 'Suicide Squad' sequel.According to Variety, the WWE star-and-actor is reportedly in talks to join James Gunn's follow-up to the 2016 DC ensemble movie.It's not...

Viola Davis' Film Career Took Off When She Put Herself First

Viola Davis' career took off when she decided to put her ''authentic self'' first.The 53-year-old star is the first black actor to have won an Academy Award, an Emmy Award, and a Tony Award for...

Viola Davis To Play First Black Congresswoman In New Biopic

Viola Davis is set to play the first black Congresswoman Shirley Chisholm in a new biopic for Amazon.The 43-year-old actress will play Shirley - who became the first black Congresswoman in the 1960s when she...

Steve Mcqueen: I Experience Racism Every Day

Steve McQueen experiences racism on a daily basis.The 49-year-old director has revealed he faces prejudice all the time, and Steve thinks the situation has worsened since Britain voted to leave the European Union in 2016.Asked...

Viola Davis Teaches Daughter About 'Commitment'

Viola Davis is teaching her daughter about ''commitment''.The 'How To Get Away With Murder' actress has made a point of instilling the virtue into eight-year-old Genesis - who she has with husband Julius Tennon -...

Viola Davis: I Panic About Not Being Pretty

Viola Davis ''panics'' about not being ''pretty''.The 53-year-old actress has admitted her weight is constantly fluctuating and can leave her upset when she's feeling ''really heavy'', and says she's ''always weighing'' herself to make sure...

Viola Davis Signs Feature Deal With Amazon Studios

Viola Davis has signed a first look feature production deal with Amazon Studios.The 'How To Get Away With Murder' actress runs JuVee Productions with husband Julius Tennon, and the couple have agreed to bring their...

Cynthia Erivo's Fragrant Film Roles

Cynthia Erivo gets a fragrance made for every one of her acting roles.The 'Bad Times at the El Royale' actress finds scent to be a powerful ''trigger'' so finds it useful to get a custom...

Viola Davis' Short-lived Health Cleanse

Viola Davis lasted two days into a health cleanse after getting a craving for hamburgers and vodka. A make up artist on the set of 'Widows' suggested the whole cast and crew take part in...

Viola Davis: Steve Mcqueen Is 'One The Greatest Directors Out There'

Viola Davis thinks Steve McQueen is ''one the greatest directors out there''.The 53-year-old actress has praised the 'Widows' director for being one of the best filmmakers out there, ''especially for a woman''.Speaking on The Tonight...

Viola Davis: I Was Invisible Growing Up

Viola Davis felt ''invisible'' growing up.The 'How To Get Away With Murder' star didn't feel like she had a voice as a child and says it has taken a lot of ''courage'' to speak out,...

Nicole Kidman To Host Bafta Career Retrospective

Nicole Kidman will discuss her 35-year career at a special 'BAFTA A Life in Pictures' event. The British Academy of Film and Television Arts has announced that the 51-year-old Australian actress will conduct an on-stage...

Steve Mcqueen Ready To Direct A Musical

Steve McQueen wants to direct a musical.The 49-year-old British filmmaker is best known for his drama films such as 'Hunger', 'Shame' and '12 Years A Slave' and after taking on action heist movie 'Widows' he...

Viola Davis Says The Help Is A 'Missed Opportunity'

Viola Davis considers 'The Help' to be a ''missed opportunity''.The Oscar-winning actress starred alongside the likes of Emma Stone, Octavia Spencer, Bryce Dallas Howard and Jessica Chastain in the 2011 movie, which tells the story...

Viola Davis: I've Squandered Years Of My Career

Viola Davis thinks she's squandered years of her life.The 53-year-old actress - who is now among the most in-demand stars in Hollywood - has revealed she regrets previously spending so much of her time trying...

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