"The scarcity of black roles in 2011 is partly a function of fewer movies being made, and certainly fewer serious-minded movies at the studios. When Denzel Washington and Will Smith were coming up, there were routinely chances to make those types of films.Now you need to go indie or wait for lightning to strike at … Continue reading Where Are The Young Black Men Of Hollywood?
Congratulations to Denzel Washington and Viola Davis, winning the Tony Award for Best Leading Actor and Actress in a Play. Fences, which Washington and Davis starred in, also won Best Revival of a Play. There were also several winners for the musical Fela!, the true story of the legendary Nigerian musician Fela Kuti. Bill T. … Continue reading Tony Awards
Denzel Washington and Viola Davis are heading back to the stage where they will star in the Broadway revival of Fences. Washington will portray the role of Troy Maxson, a middle-aged sanitation worker and sharecropper's son living in 1950s Pittsburgh. Davis will play his steadfast wife, Rose. The 13-week limited engagement will play the Cort … Continue reading Denzel Washington and Viola Davis to Star on Broadway