Awards

Posted on 30 January 2012   Awards

Octavia Spencer, Michael K Williams, Viola Davis, and The Cast of ‘The Help’ Win Big At SAG Awards

The 18th Annual Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards aired last night and black female actors slayed their competition. Viola Davis took home one of the top honors for  Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role for her character, Aibileen Clark in “The Help.” Davis beat out some very stiff competition.  Her former co-star and veteran actress Meryl Streep... Read More »
Posted on 24 January 2012   Awards

2012 Oscar Nominations Are In!

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced the nominations for this years’ Oscar awards (Airing Feb. 26 on ABC). A whopping two (2) African-Americans were nominated for the prestigious award. Viola Davis was nominated for Best Actress in a drama for her role as Abileen in “The Help.” And Octavia Spencer was also nominated for Best Supporting... Read More »
Posted on 15 January 2012   Awards

Idris Elba, Octavia Spencer Win Big at 2012 Golden Globe Awards

Octavia Spencer won a 2012 Golden Globe award for her role as Minnie in the critically acclaimed film The Help. Spencer was chosen as the second best performance of 2011 by BlackActors.net editors. Idris Elba also won the Best Performance by an Actor in BBC’s “Luther” TV series. The actor, who’s currently filming Guillermo del Toro‘s Pacific Rim in... Read More »
Posted on 15 December 2011   Awards

Viola Davis, Idris Elba, and Octavia Spencer Nominated for Golden Globe Awards

The awards season is in high gear and the nominated for the 2012 Golden Globe Awards was announced today by the Hollywood Foreign Press. Just three black actors were nominated for the prestigious honor. Viola Davis was nominated for Best Actress in a Drama for her role as Abileen in the box office smash hit The Help. Co-star Octavia... Read More »
Posted on 14 December 2011   Awards

Octavia Spencer, Laurence Fishburne, Viola Davis, and more Nominated for SAG Awards

The Screen Actors Guild announced the nominees for the 2012 Annual SAG awards Wednesday morning. Viola Davis has been nominated for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role for her character, Aibileen Clark in “The Help.” Co-star Octavia Spencer is nominated for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role for her character Minny... Read More »
Posted on 01 December 2011   Awards

Viola Davis to Be Honored as Performer of the Year at Santa Barbara Film Festival

Viola Davis is still riding the wave of her latest film ‘The Help.’ The actress will be honored as Outstanding Performer of the Year at the Santa Barbara Film Festival in a tribute to be held on Jan. 27 at the Arlington Theatre. Davis has garnered Oscar buzz for her portrayal of Aibileen Clark, a domestic maid in Tate... Read More »
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