Back to IndieWire

Watch: Viola Davis & Adepero Oduye Are “Nefarious Icons” In New Awards Season Performance Promos

Watch: Viola Davis & Adepero Oduye Are "Nefarious Icons" In New Awards Season Performance Promos

"A video gallery of cinematic villainy, inspired by nefarious icons and featuring the best performers from the year in film."

That's how the New York Times describes their new collection of awesome videos starring actors and actresses whose names have all been in the awards season soup – including the two that follow below: Viola Davis (The Help) and Adepero Oduye (Pariah). 

See if you can figure out which "nefarious icons" inspired each of their performances (for the rest of the playlist, including videos featuring George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Rooney mara, Glenn Close, and others, click HERE):

First, Viola:

And here's Adepero:

This Article is related to: Features and tagged