Denzel Washington News

Date of Birth: December 28, 1954 (62)
Birth Place: Mt. Vernon, NY, USA
Gender: Male
Oscar-Nominated Film FENCES Arrives on Blu-ray Combo Pack 3/14Oscar-Nominated Film FENCES Arrives on Blu-ray Combo Pack 3/14
by Movies News Desk - Feb 27, 2017

Academy Award® winner* Denzel Washington directs and stars in the powerful and moving drama FENCES, arriving on Blu-ray, DVD and On Demand March 14, 2017 from Paramount Home Media Distribution. (more...)

VIDEO: Jimmy Kimmel Surprises Hollywood Tourists at the Oscars!VIDEO: Jimmy Kimmel Surprises Hollywood Tourists at the Oscars!
by TV News Desk - Feb 27, 2017

Jimmy Kimmel thought it would be fun to give some tourists a chance to actually see real movie stars, so he surprised a tour group by inviting them to come into the Oscars live broadcast. (more...)

VIDEO: Viola Davis Pays Tribute to August Wilson in Moving Acceptance SpeechVIDEO: Viola Davis Pays Tribute to August Wilson in Moving Acceptance Speech
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2017

Last night, Viola Davis picked up the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for FENCES. Watch her moving acceptance speech below! (more...)

Patti Hartigan to Write First Major August Wilson BiographyPatti Hartigan to Write First Major August Wilson Biography
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2017

Former Boston Globe theatre critic Patti Hartigan has been signed on to write the first major biography of late playwright August Wilson. According to the New York Times, Hartigan will be working with full cooperation of Constanza Romero, Wilson's widow, as well as his estate.  (more...)

BWW Morning Brief February 27th, 2017 - WAKEY, WAKEY, THE PENITENT, Roundabout Gala and More!BWW Morning Brief February 27th, 2017 - WAKEY, WAKEY, THE PENITENT, Roundabout Gala and More!
by Jessica Khan - Feb 27, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: Will Eno's WAKEY, WAKEY opens at Signature Theatre, David Mamet's THE PENITENT bows at the Atlantic, and Roundabout Theatre Company hosts its starry 2017 gala tonight! (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 2/25-2/26/2017Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 2/25-2/26/2017
by - Feb 26, 2017

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, February 26, 2017 - Sunday, February 26, 2017. (more...)

FENCES' Viola Davis Wins Academy Award for Best Supporting ActressFENCES' Viola Davis Wins Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2017

Viola Davis has won the Academy Award for Best supporting Actress for FENCES. The actress reprised her Tony Award winning performance as Rose in the big-screen adaptation of August Wilson's drama. (more...)

DEADPOOL and THIS IS US Campaigns Top 54th Annual ICG Publicists AwardsDEADPOOL and THIS IS US Campaigns Top 54th Annual ICG Publicists Awards
by TV News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

The International Cinematographers Guild (ICG, IATSE Local 600) Publicists today announced winners of its 54th Annual ICG Publicists Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. Deadpool (20th Century Fox) won the top honors for Best Publicity Campaign for Motion Pictures and This Is Us (20th Century Television) won the Best Publicity Campaign in Television. (more...)

BWW Experts and Stage and Screen Stars Pick the 2017 Academy Award WinnersBWW Experts and Stage and Screen Stars Pick the 2017 Academy Award Winners
by Matt Tamanini - Feb 24, 2017

Time is running out to get your 2017 Oscars Pool picks in, so we here at BroadwayWorld have put together a team of experts and stage and screen stars to help you in your prognostication. The stars lending their acting and filmmaking expertise are Broadway and CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND star Donna Lynne Champlin; UNDATEABLE and the West End's Dewey Finn in SCHOOL OF ROCK, David Fynn; Broadway and CHICAGO MED star Patti Murin; and one of the stars of the new Broadway musical Caesar Samayoa. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - FENCES Featurette from Upcoming Digital  & Blu-ray ReleaseVIDEO: First Look - FENCES Featurette from Upcoming Digital & Blu-ray Release
by Movies News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Today, Yahoo Movies has posted an exclusive behind the scenes featurette from the Academy Award nominated film, FENCES starring Denzel Washington. The clip, taken from the film's upcoming digital and Blu-ray home video releases, showcases Washington's expertise in both directing and acting in the film. (more...)

BWW Review: FENCES Charges In at the Pollard TheatreBWW Review: FENCES Charges In at the Pollard Theatre
by Ronn Burton - Feb 17, 2017

The Pollard Theatre Company continues their 30th Anniversary season with August Wilson's FENCES. The Pollard production opens on the heels of the Oscar-nominated film adaptation starring Denzel Washington and Viola Davis. Comparisons to the current movie are inevitable, but Pollard's production holds its own thanks to sound performances from the lead performers. (more...)

John Stamos, Neil Meron & Craig Zadan, Robert Greenblatt to Chair 2017 Mr. Abbott Award Gala Honoring Kenny LeonJohn Stamos, Neil Meron & Craig Zadan, Robert Greenblatt to Chair 2017 Mr. Abbott Award Gala Honoring Kenny Leon
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

The Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation (SDC Foundation), the not-for-profit foundation of Stage Directors and Choreographers Society (SDC), announces Robert Greenblatt, Golden Globe and Tony Award-winning producer and Chairman of NBC Entertainment (The Wiz LIVE! and Hairpsray LIVE!), and John Stamos, star of stage and screen (Full House), as honorary co-chairs, and Neil Meron and Craig Zadan of Storyline Entertainment - Zadan/Meron Productions (Chicago, Hairpsray LIVE!) as co-chairs of the 2017 'Mr. Abbott' Award Gala honoring Kenny Leon. (more...)

Viola Davis, Lee Daniels & More Set for 2017 BET PRESENTS THE AMERICAN BLACK FILM FESTIVAL HONORSViola Davis, Lee Daniels & More Set for 2017 BET PRESENTS THE AMERICAN BLACK FILM FESTIVAL HONORS
by TV News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

BET Networks and American Black Film Festival (ABFF)'s BET PRESENTS THE AMERICAN BLACK FILM FESTIVAL HONORS is thrilled to announce that Viola Davis, Lee Daniels, Common, Morris Chestnut and Omari Hardwick are confirmed to present during the annual ceremony taping (more...)

VIDEO: Did I Say That? Denzel Washington Gets Tested on His Classic Movie LinesVIDEO: Did I Say That? Denzel Washington Gets Tested on His Classic Movie Lines
by TV News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

On last night's JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE, host Jimmy Kimmel tested Denzel Washington's memory about his career by showing random people reading movie lines and having Denzel guess whether or not it was a line he said in a film. (more...)

FENCES Film Coming to Blu-ray Combo Pack & Digital HDFENCES Film Coming to Blu-ray Combo Pack & Digital HD
by Movies News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

Academy Award® winner* Denzel Washington directs and stars in the powerful and moving drama FENCES, arriving on Blu-ray, DVD and On Demand March 14, 2017 from Paramount Home Media Distribution. (more...)

2017 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Cover to Be Revealed on Tonight's JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE2017 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Cover to Be Revealed on Tonight's JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE
by TV News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

On Tuesday, February 14, Sports Illustrated will be revealing their cover model as well as the cover of the 2017 swimsuit issue on ABC's JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE. Jimmy will also have the first interview with the model on that evening's broadcast (more...)

Scoop: JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE 2/13 - 2/17 on ABCScoop: JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE 2/13 - 2/17 on ABC
by TV Scoop - Feb 13, 2017

Get all the scoop on JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE 2/13 - 2/17, airing on ABC (more...)

NAACP Awards Announces Full List of Winners Following Live BroadcastNAACP Awards Announces Full List of Winners Following Live Broadcast
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2017

The winners of the "48th NAACP Image Awards" were announced tonight during the live broadcast from Pasadena Civic Auditorium which aired on TV One. The two-hour live special was hosted by Anthony Anderson. There was a live pre-show from the red carpet hosted by Nischelle Turner and Terrence Jenkins including Tai Beauchamp and Chris Spencer as special correspondents. (more...)

Scoop: JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE 2/13 - 2/17 on ABCScoop: JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE 2/13 - 2/17 on ABC
by TV Scoop - Feb 11, 2017

Get all the scoop on JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE 2/13 - 2/17, airing on ABC (more...)

Huntington Theatre Company to Host Free Community Event at the Strand Theatre in Conjunction with TOPDOG/UNDERDOGHuntington Theatre Company to Host Free Community Event at the Strand Theatre in Conjunction with TOPDOG/UNDERDOG
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2017

Huntington Theatre Company in partnership with Dorchester's Strand Theatre presents a free community event on Thursday, February 23 at 7:30pm in conjunction with the Huntington's upcoming production of Topdog/Underdog. (more...)

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