Fresh off the silver screen, Viola Davis may be making her way back to the small screen. Shocked? We are too, sort of.

Behind the Scenes of Viola Davis’ ESSENCE August Cover

The lead actress in “The Help” is said to be thinking of taking the lead role in a brand new HBO half-hour drama. Though the show is still unnamed, it’s about a city’s crime and misfortune — as told through the eyes of a prep school headmaster, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

5 Questions for Viola Davis on “The Help”

Let us know if you think going back to TV is a smart career decision for Davis, or should she be focusing more on big-time movie roles? Either way, we can’t seem to get enough of Davis; she’s bright, talented and a rare gem in Hollywood.


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