Viola Davis says, 'social media and escapism movies are destroying our art form'

The actress took aim at social media during a talk she gave with her husband Julius Tennon during the Produced By Conference at the weekend. Viola, who runs JuVee Productions with Julius, attended the 13th annual conference put on by the Producers Guild of America speaking about what producers should consider before green-lighting projects. Referencing the biggest influences in film and TV today, Viola said: “Social media has taken over the defining of this art form”. ET Canada reports that Viola said one of the ways in which social media has defined new Hollywood projects...

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