You thought 2020 was a lot? Vivica A. Fox continued into 2021 with more great episodes of her popular podcast show "Hustling with Vivica A. Fox" and is shining bright as co-host on Fox Soul Tv's "Cocktails with Queens". Fox also hosts her own show, "The Screening Room" where she uses her platform to showcase new African-American filmmakers. Add to the full plate Fox already has, she makes her directorial debut on BET HERS "Through Her Eyes". She has a lot more in store for 2021 so stay tuned.
2020 is when the world stood still but the Fox hustle did not stop. She launched "Hustling with Vivica A. Fox" with the help of Dr. Phil's Stage 29 Podcast Productions and hasn't looked back. Her roster of special guests discuss how they've hustled to get to their own defined success stories. Guests include actor Jeremy Meeks, tech entrepreneur Marc Randolph, and actress Mekia Cox. They, along with other industry professionals & entrepreneurs drop gems on the show.
Vivica A. Fox continued with Lifetime's "Wrong" movie series, Candace returned as Cookie's sister in "Empire" and she returned in "True To The Game 2". Nothing would be complete unless Fox ended the year with the lovable holiday movies "A Christmas For Mary" and "Christmas Together".
2019 had a couple of great films in store including Arkansas, a film with John Malkovich, Liam Hemsworth & Vince Vaughn. Fox executive produced and acts in The Lifetime movie series with The Wrong Tutor , The Wrong Mommy, The Wrong Boy Next Door, The Wrong Stepmother, and The Wrong Teacher and more. And, of course, she returned to Empire's last season on Fox as Candace. Keep up!
We saw Fox work her magic and vibrant personality on the television talk show, Face the Truth. In the film Crossbreed, she also gives us her two cents as our beloved President Fox, holding down the fort in a space war.
Vivica set 2018 off in a big way by penning her first book and adding Author to her name with Everyday I'm Hustling out now! For the summer, set sail in July with Fox on Lifetime's The Wrong Cruise. And look who's back! Skye came back with a vengeance in Sharknado's sequel that came out on SYFY in August 2018. For a breather, she decided to settle down in September 2018 with a talk show called Face the Truth, executive produced by Dr. Phil. And to fill our little soap opera hearts with joy, Candace is still alive and bougier than ever in Lee Daniel's Empire's season 5, October 2018.
2017 started off hot when Vivica burst into the new year with the television reality series Vivica's Black Magic, on Lifetime as star and co-executive producer. Also, she reprised her role as Candace on Fox network's Empire. The film, Bring It On's Worldwide #Cheersmack was released last summer and available now! The TVONE network filmed a movie about Bobbi Kristina where Vivica plays the Aunt, Pat Houston. And on the Lifetime channel, she also co-stars and produced the Wrong Student for the Lifetime channel.
She was one of the contestants on Food Network's Worst Cooks in America, battling it out to raise funds for her charity of choice, Best Buddies. And her theater chops stayed sharp when her film Two Can Play That Game became a stage play with Je'Caryous Johnson fall 2017.
2016 was a busy year where we saw her return in the sequel to Independence Day Resurgence and finish out the year with a holiday movie she starred and produced in for ION Network called A Husband For Christmas. Prior to that, TVONE's Unsung Hollywood gave Fox a chance to tell her story on how she rose to fame. Afterwards, she worked with the channel for two made-for-tv holiday films called Royal Feast & A Royal Family Christmas.
In the reality show realm, aside from VivicaBlack Magic, she's had a hand in a string of reality shows such as Celebrity Apprentice and VH1's Mob Wives Season 5 Reunion. Fox is no stranger to hosting as she has done in the past with Big Rich Texas Reunion Special and a couple Jerseylicious Reunion Specials.
Not just a host, Vivica A. Fox also added her movie star grace to the challenging Celebrity Apprentice 2015 and finished in the top 3. She kept people laughing on Lifetime's Prank My Mom! and was also a fan favorite on ABC’s, Dancing With The Stars and served as a judge alongside Academy Award winner Faye Dunaway on the WB's, The Starlet.
Television programming were blessed with her acting chops and fun personality like the hit HBO series Curb Your Enthusiasm and Mr. Box Office. She guest-starred on Curb Your Enthusiasm with Larry David and JB Smoove for two seasons as Loretta Black and earned a newfound fan base.
Afterwards, she graced the small screen as Cassandra in the sitcom, Mr Box Office alongside Bill Bellamy, John Lovitz and Essence Atkins. On The Syfy Channel she plays Skye in the twitter 2014 phenom summer hit, Sharknado 2: The Second One. Some other fun roles include guest starring in Fox Network’s Raising Hope, played the vivacious voice of Angel Dynamite on Cartoon Network’s New Scooby Doo and appeared in the critically acclaimed Femme Fatale’s second season on Cinemax. After Curb Your Enthusiasm, Fox appeared in Lifetime's Drop Dead Diva and Hallmark's Christmas movies, "Farewell Mrs. Kringle" and “Annie Claus is Coming to Town”.
Fox built her stardom with a strong foundation. She co-starred with some of Hollywood’s hottest actors, including Academy Award® winners Jamie Foxx, Halle Berry and Whoopi Goldberg and Academy Award® nominees Will Smith, Uma Thurman and Queen Latifah.
Fox’s feature credits include Quentin Tarantino’s “Kill Bill,” "Set It Off", “Ella Enchanted,” “Independence Day,” “Soul Food,” “Batman and Robin,” “Kingdom Come,” “Why Do Fools Fall In Love”, "Boat Trip" and “Juwanna Mann.” She also co-produced and starred in “The Salon” with Academy Award® nominee Terrence Howard and in “The Hard Corps” alongside Jean Claude Van Damme. Fox's television films include Showtime's Hendrix and the ABC/Disney movie, A Saintly Switch opposite David Alan Grier and Rue McClanahan. Her other recent films are the drama film, Green Card Warrior, with Manny Perez and Paige Heard and the indie film hit, In The Hive, directed by Robert Townsend she co-starred with the late Michael Clarke Duncan and Loretta Devine.
In 2008, Fox was honored at the NAACP Theater Awards where she received the prestigious Spirit Award for starring in and producing the stage play Whatever She Wants alongside Boris Kodjoe and Richard Roundtree.
In 2005 and 2006, Fox won the NAACP Image Award and the Prism Award for Best Actress in a Television Series—Drama.
In 2003 she was honored with the Lady of Soul Lena Horne Career Achievement Award. She and Will Smith won the MTV Movie Award for Best Kiss for “Independence Day.”
Fox has also been voted one of People magazine’s fifty most beautiful people. Aside from numerous film, television and other projects in the works, Vivica’s own empire continues to grow as this versatile Hollywood legend continues to inspire, indulge and entertain an international fan base.