LOS ANGELES: Oscar winner Viola Davis might be popping out along with her memoir “Finding Me” on August 19.
Davis’ guide might be launched by HarperOne, an imprint of HarperCollins, in keeping with The Hollywood Reporter.
The guide might be revealed in partnership with Ebony Magazine Publishing.
In the memoir, Davis traces her rise from rising up in poverty and household violence in Rhode Island to changing into one of many world’s most critically-acclaimed actors in Hollywood.
“I believe that our stories, and the courage to share them, is the most powerful empathetic tool we have. This is my story straight no chaser,” the 55-year-old actor mentioned in a press release.
The actor began as a theatre artiste within the Nineties earlier than venturing into films with small appearances in movies corresponding to “Out of Sight”, “King Headley II”, “Solaris” and “Syriana”.
She later discovered vital approval for her performances in 2008 film “Doubt” and 2011’s s”The Help”.
Davis gained an Oscar for her starring function within the 2016 movie adaptation of August Wilson’s drama Fences”, which was directed by co-star Denzel Washington.