Viola Davis, Jessica Lange & More Actresses Grace The Hollywood Reporter

June 14, 2015
Taraji P. Henson, Viola Davis, Lizzy Caplan, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Jessica Lange, and Ruth Wilson cover The Hollywood Reporter
Taraji P. Henson, Viola Davis, Lizzy Caplan, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Jessica Lange, and Ruth Wilson cover The Hollywood Reporter

Six actresses in contention for the primetime Emmy Awards grace the most recent cover of The Hollywood Reporter. Taraji P. Henson, Viola Davis, Lizzy Caplan, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Jessica Lange and Ruth Wilson take the spotlight for a feature where they talk about race, sexism and aging in Hollywood.

Taraji P. Henson, Viola Davis, Lizzy Caplan, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Jessica Lange, and Ruth Wilson for The Hollywood Reporter
Taraji P. Henson, Viola Davis, Lizzy Caplan, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Jessica Lange, and Ruth Wilson for The Hollywood Reporter

Viola on her role in ‘How to Get Away with Murder’:
“There was absolutely no precedent for it. I had never seen a 49-year-old, dark-skinned woman who is not a size 2 be a sexualized role in TV or film. I’m a sexual woman, but nothing in my career has ever identified me as a sexualized woman. I was the prototype of the “mommified” role. Then all of a sudden, this part came, and fear would be an understatement.”

Taraji P. Henson
Taraji P. Henson
Lizzy Caplan
Lizzy Caplan
Ruth Wilson
Ruth Wilson

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