Viola Davis memoir 'Finding Me' scheduled for next April

0 2

NEW YORK (AP) — Oscar winner Viola Davis is working on a memoir that she says will be “straight, no chaser.”

HarperOne will release Davis’ “Finding Me” on April 19, 2022. Davis traces her rise from growing up in poverty and family violence in Rhode Island to becoming one of the world’s most acclaimed actors. She won an Oscar for her starring role in the 2016 film adaptation of August Wilson’s drama “Fences,” an Emmy for “How to Get Away with Murder,” and Tonys for “Fences” and “King Hedley II.”

“I believe that our stories, and the courage to share them, is the most powerful empathetic tool we have,” she said in a statement. “This is my story … straight no chaser.”

Latest News

  • Costco reverses plan to eliminate pandemic-era policy for shoppers
  • Brothers swap out hundreds of cows for goats as dairy demand changes
  • Japanese PM says world should see safe Olympics staged
  • ‘Pay attention’: Mother warns after man accused of assaulting daughter in Walmart
  • Over 700 migrants apprehended in 3 groups in South Texas; 1 group had 298 migrants

Davis’ other credits include the films “The Help,” last year’s “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom” and the upcoming “The Suicide Squad.” She is also planning to portray Michelle Obama for the Showtime series “First Ladies,” which she will help produce.

“Finding Me” will released in partnership with Ebony Magazine Publishing.

“Viola Davis is a powerful truth teller — through her work on stage and screen, as well as in her life,” HarperOne president and publisher Judith Curr said in a statement. “I’m looking forward to working with her on a book that powerfully reveals the risk and danger for a Black woman living in the fullness of her talents and gifts — and the reward and freedom that comes with it.”

Read original article here

Denial of responsibility! Swift Telecast is an automatic aggregator of the all world’s media. In each content, the hyperlink to the primary source is specified. All trademarks belong to their rightful owners, all materials to their authors. If you are the owner of the content and do not want us to publish your materials, please contact us by email – [email protected]. The content will be deleted within 24 hours.

Leave A Reply

Your email address will not be published.