Actors on Actors: Viola Davis + Samuel L. Jackson


Samuel L. Jackson and Viola Davis are both veterans of the New York theater scene, and embrace the opportunity to dig into their shared experiences before addressing their latest work on TV. On Apple TV+, Jackson takes the lead role in “The Last Days of Ptolemy Grey,” an adaptation of Walter Mosley’s novel about an elder struggling with dementia. And on Showtime, Davis plays Michelle Obama in the dramatic anthology “The First Lady.” Watch the full conversation above from Variety’s “Actors on Actors,” presented by Apple TV+. – Daniel D’Addario (Variety)