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  1. Viola Davis roped in for in 'Suicide Squad'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | The Star Online

    ... agree to undertake life-threatening missions for the US government in exchange for reduced sentences. Viola Davis is on track to play Waller, but only if shooting can be worked around her TV schedule, which includes starring in How To Get Away With ...

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  2. News Briefs: Viola Davis Joins 'Suicide Squad' As VillainRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Fandango.com

    Suicide Squad : Viola Davis , who has twice been nominated for an Academy Award , is in line to play a villainous role in DC's Suicide Squad . She would play Amanda Waller, a character often charged with running the team in the comic book series.

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  3. Viola Davis may portray Amanda Waller in 'Suicide Squad'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | UPI

    The 49-year-old actress would star as Amanda Waller in the DC Comics film. David Ayer is confirmed to direct, with Will Smith as Deadshot, Jared Leto as the Joker, Margot Robbie as Harley Quinn, Tom Hardy as Rick Flag, Cara Delevingne as Enchantress and Jai Courtney as Captain Boomerang.

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  4. News Briefs: Viola Davis Joining 'Suicide Squad' As VillainRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Fandango.com

    Suicide Squad : Viola Davis , who has twice been nominated for an Academy Award , is in line to play a villainous role in DC's Suicide Squad. She would play Amanda Waller, a character often charged with running the team in the comic book series.

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  5. Davis Set As Suicide Squad's Amanda Waller?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Dark Horizons News

    ... reports that the list has been narrowed down to one with "The Help" and "How To Get Away with Murder" star Viola Davis having apparently scored the gig, beating out both Oprah Winfrey and Octavia Spencer for the coveted role. Davis will play Waller, ...

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  6. Viola Davis Shows Oprah How To Get Away With A Big Role In DC's Suicide SquadRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Perez Hilton

    It looks like Viola Davis is ending her year with a bang as the leader of DC's super villain gang! The How To Get Away With Murder star has reportedly scored the role of Amanda Waller in Warner Bros' upcoming Suicide Squad movie. Amanda "The Wall" Waller is a no-nonsense government agent who recruits villains to take on suicide missions - and isn't afraid to get right in Batman's face! Viola quickly jumped to the front of a small group of high-caliber contenders for the juicy part, including Oprah Winfrey and The Help costar Octavia Spencer .

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  7. Viola Davis is Taking the Role of Amanda Waller in 'Suicide Squad'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Firstshowing.net

    ... were said to be in contention for the role of prison warden Amanda Waller , Latino Review is reporting that Viola Davis ( Ender's Game, The Help ) is taking the role of a former congressional aide and government agent placed in charge of the Suicide ...

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  8. Movie News: Viola Davis Joins 'Suicide Squad' as Villain; New...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Movies.com

    Suicide Squad : Viola Davis, who has twice been nominated for an Academy Award , is in line to play a villainous role in DC's Suicide Squad . She would play Amanda Waller, a character often charged with running the team in the comic book series.

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  9. Viola Davis Reportedly Joins 'Suicide Squad' as Amanda WallerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | /film

    ... Hardy , and Cara Delevingne . But he's still got room for one more in his collection. According to a new rumor, Viola Davis has booked the role of Amanda Waller, the government agent in charge of the whole operation. Learn more about the Viola Davis ...

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  10. Suicide Squad Finds Amanda WallerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Electric Playground Network

    Latino Review reports that The Help and Ender's Game actress Viola Davis has landed the role of Amanda Waller, the tough, no-bullshit agent in charge of the Suicide Squad team. The character has been in countless DC comics over the years, and has also appeared in several animated adventures and live-action TV shows like Smallville and Arrow.

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  11. IMG - Suicide Squad's Amanda Waller Reportedly CastRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | IGN

    Oscar nominee Viola Davis has been cast as Amanda Waller , the no-nonsense woman in charge of the titular team, according to Latino-Review . While not official, Davis is reportedly close to signing on just as soon as matters are sorted concerning her busy TV schedule with How to Get Away With Murder, the show she is currently headlining.

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  12. Suicide Squad May Have Found Its Amanda WallerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Cinema Blend News

    ... Batman off. Now we might know who's playing this force of nature...so to speak. Latino Review is reporting that Viola Davis has been cast as Waller for the 2016 blockbuster. Davis was one of several contenders for the role, alongside her The Help ...

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  13. Cicely Tyson Reuniting With The Help's Viola DavisRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | ContactMusic.com

    Cicely Tyson is set to reteam with her The Help co-star Viola Davis on her hit U.S. drama How To Get Away With Murder. The veteran actress will guest star on an upcoming episode of the acclaimed mystery series, but her exact role has yet to be revealed.

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  14. Cicely Tyson to guest star on 'How To Get Away With Murder'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | TheCelebrityCafe

    How To Get Away With Murder has another guest star coming and it is none other than veteran actress Cicely Tyson. Entertainment Weekly reported that Tyson, who appeared in the hit film The Help alongside HTGAWM star Viola Davis, will be around for at least an episode of the television show, but her role has not been revealed at this time.

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  15. Cicely Tyson nabs guest starring role on legal drama How To Get Away With MurderRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Daily Mail

    Video captures 'pitbull-like' Texas police officer using taser on 76-year-old man TWICE after pulling him over for expired inspection sticker Lawyer banned from visiting clients' jail after 'she was caught sitting on inmate's lap with his hand up her skirt' The Help's Cicely Tyson to reunite with Viola Davis after landing guest role on legal drama How To Get Away With Murder Cicely Tyson will be swooping in as a guest star in the hot new legal drama How To Get Away With Murder. Cicely will reunite with her The Help co-star Viola Davis, who leads the cast as a law professor at the fictional Middleton University.

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  16. How to Get Away with Murder Scoop: Cicely Tyson to Guest-Star AsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... role are being kept under wraps, but Tyson is slated for one episode so far. Might she be playing Annalise's ( Viola Davis ) mother? The gig will reunite Tyson with Davis, with whom she co-starred in The Help . A three-time Emmy winner, Tyson most ...

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  17. How to Get Away with Murder casts Cicely Tyson: Who's she playing?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | She Knows

    According to E! Online, Tyson will star in at least one episode when Season 1 returns Jan. 29, though little is known about her role on the show. Tyson previously stared alongside Viola Davis in The Help , so we can't wait to see the ladies reunited, now on television.

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  18. 'How to Get Away with Murder' casts Cicely Tyson in mystery roleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

    The actress, who co-starred alongside Murder star Viola Davis in The Help , will appear in at least one episode during the freshman season, though details on her role are being kept under lock and key-which means it's time for you to hit the comments with your best guesses on who she's playing. Among Tyson's television credits include a plethora of television movies that have earned her 11 Emmy nominations, including Sweet Justice, A Lesson Before Dying, Relative Stranger, and The Trip to Beautiful , for which she is also currently nominated for a SAG award.

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  19. When in 'Doubt' head to the Senior CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Shelter Island Reporter

    ... Flynn has taken an interest in a youth with problems, the least of which is poverty. His mother, played by Viola Davis (last year's Oscar winner for Best Actress), wants her boy to have a quality education, free from the stress of gangs and drugs. ...

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  20. Golden Globe Award nominations -- adding some TV virgins to the processRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Denver Post

    ... and Jeffrey Tambor nominated, and "Orange Is the New Black" and Uzo Adubo in the supporting category. Viola Davis, who has won the film category ("The Help") is a first-timer in TV for "How to Get Away with Murder." Of course it's unfair that ...

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