Viola Davis Wins SAG Award, Wins at Life

Source: YouTube

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series:  “How to Get Away With Murder” (ABC)

Source: Lainey

…Viola acknowledges that it comes from the top, thanking Shonda Rhimes, Betsy Beers, and Peter Nowalk not only for using their imagination but for believing that Annalise Keating “could be a 49 year old, dark-skinned, African American woman who looks like me.”

For every Shonda Rhimes though, there are 5 Ridley Scotts who’d rather say this…

“I can’t mount a film of this budget, where I have to rely on tax rebates in Spain, and say that my lead actor is Mohammad so-and-so from such-and-such. I’m just not going to get it financed. So the question doesn’t even come up.”

…than push forward.  (Full post at the source.)

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