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  1. Some roles you can play as a 37-year-old woman in Hollywood, probablyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | The Washington Post

    Viola Davis, left, and Maggie Gyllenhaal attend the "Won't Back Down" New York Premiere at Ziegfeld Theater in 2012. The funniest thing about "Inside Amy Schumer" is that she is never actually joking.


  2. Blu-ray reviews: Blackhat and ExtraterrestrialRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Washington Times

    ... must stop a cybercrime mastermind to stay free from incarceration. When the principal cast members (including Viola Davis) are not busy staring at computer screens and explaining why they are staring at computer screens, they take their cues from ...


  3. BlackhatRead the original story

    Wednesday May 20 | DVD Verdict

    ... forsomething. The Chinese and American governments agree to collaborate on the case, so FBI Agent Carol Barrett (Viola Davis, The Help ) and Chinese Cyber Warfare Unit Captain Chen Dawai (Leehom Wang, Little Big Soldier ) team up and get to work. ...


  4. Following 'The Help' in Greenwood, Miss.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 |

    ... the "hot spots," according to Greenwood's website, where stars the likes of Emma Stone, Octavia Spencer, and Viola Davis were sighted during their several-month stay. The book is set in 1963 in Jackson, about 95 miles to the south. In the DreamWorks ...


  5. HBO will consider filming Harriet Tubman movie with Viola Davis in AuburnRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | The Post-Standard

    Viola Davis, left, will play Harriet Tubman in an upcoming HBO movie about the abolitionist hero who escaped slavery and went on to help lead the Underground Railroad network from her home in Auburn, N.Y. Davis is shown in this film publicity image released by Disney, with Octavia Spencer, right, in a scene from the 2011 film, "The Help." WASHINGTON, D.C. -- HBO says it will consider filming a movie about abolitionist hero Harriet Tubman at her historic Auburn home and nearby properties in Upstate New York, but it's still too early to decide on a shooting location.


  6. New on DVD/VODRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | The Winnipeg Free Press

    ... a pitiless hacker who has caused a nuclear reactor in China to blow up. With a Department of Justice official (Viola Davis) watchdogging him, Hathaway is on a globe-trotting adventure to track the fiendish hacker "Blackhat." Along for the ride -- ...


  7. Zoe & The Bear to Play Live at Hotel Cafe This FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 |

    ... Zoe was previously seen in theaters in the Warner Brothers /Alcon Entertainment feature film PRISONERS playing Viola Davis and Terrence Howard 's daughter "Eliza Birch". The film received exceedingly positive reviews and topped the box office in its ...


  8. ABC Plays It Safe at Its Upfront, but Jimmy Kimmel Takes No PrisonersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | Adweek

    ... Media Networks, and president, Disney-ABC Television Group, was introduced by How to Get Away With Murder star Viola Davis ("I like to call him Big Ben," she said). While Sherwood claimed ABC wouldn't be parsing stats to claim victory in made-up ...


  9. BlackhatRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 9 |

    ... nuclear plant and the Mercantile Trade Exchange in Chicago are hacked by unknown perpetrators, a federal agent (Viola Davis) proposes that the FBI work with China to find the cyber-criminals. The leader of the Chinese team, Chen Dawai, insists that ...


  10. Viola Davis, Tony Shalhoub to Star in James Lapine's CUSTODYRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 30 |

    Lucky Monkey Pictures announced today that Oscar nominee Viola Davis , Oscar nominee Catalina Sandino Moreno , Golden Globe nominee Hayden Panettiere and Oscar winner Ellen Burstyn will star in Pulitzer Prize and multiple Tony winner James Lapine 's latest feature film "Custody," which he also wrote. In addition, the film will co-star Tony Award nominees Tony Shalhoub , Raul Esparza and Tony winner Dan Fogler .


  11. Viola Davis Will Play Harriet Tubman For HBO, Get The DetailsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | Cinema Blend News

    It's not every day someone gets to go from being a criminal law professor to one of the most celebrated civil rights activists in American history. But that's exactly what's happening with Oscar-nominated actress Viola Davis, who will fill her How to Get Away with Murder offseason by playing Harriet Tubman for an upcoming biopic from HBO.


  12. Viola Davis to star as Harriet Tubman for HBO biopic from 'John Adams' writerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | TheCelebrityCafe

    Harriet Tubman is finally getting the movie treatment, but not for the big screen. Viola Davis will play the abolitionist for a HBO biopic that will be written by John Adams writer Kirk Ellis.


  13. Iowa Out, Iowa State In, Oscar WrapRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2012 | WHO-TV

    ... Hugo, but could never get the kids interested Meryl Streep should have more than two Oscars, but I really wanted Viola Davis to win for The Help. Davis has a quiet moment at the beginning of that movie, when the reporter asks her if she ever had ...


  14. Viola Davis to Play Harriet Tubman in HBO Film From 'John Adams' ScribeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | Hollywood Reporter

    Viola Davis will portray Harriet Tubman in a new HBO biopic from John Adams scribe Kirk Ellis and Steven Spielberg 's Amblin TV, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed. Based on Kate Clifford Larson 's book Bound for the Promise Land , the film will highlight Tubman's courageous acts leading slaves to freedom through the Underground Railroad and later fighting with the Union during the Civil War.


  15. Viola Davis To Star In Harriet Tubman HBO Movie From Kirk Ellis, Doug Ellin & AmblinRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | Deadline

    HBO Films has teamed with writer Kirk Ellis , producer Doug Ellin and Steven Spielberg's Amblin TV for a project about Harriet Tubman , with Oscar nominee Viola Davis set to portray the famous abolitionist. Based on the biography Bound For The Promised Land by historian Kate Clifford Larson, the film, now in development, tells the story of American hero Tubman.


  16. Viola Davis to Star in Harriet Tubman Movie for HBORead the original story

    Monday Apr 27 |

    Writer Kirk Ellis is adapting Kate Clifford Larson's BOUND FOR THE PROMISE LAND, which "tells the story of American hero Harriet Tubman . Born a slaev, she escaped and, via an intricate escape network of secret routes and safe houses known as the Underground Railroad, she led more than 300 slaves to freedom in the North and later fought with the Union during the Civil War."


  17. Will Smith and the Suicide Squad cast gather for script-reading photoRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2015 | Digital Trends

    ... read-through of the film's script. Posted to Twitter yesterday, the photo features Will Smith, Margot Robbie, Viola Davis, and much of the rest of the Suicide Squad cast gathered to read the script for the film, which follows a group of deadly, ...


  18. Will Smith, Viola Davis part of 'Suicide Squad' cast photo in TorontoRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2015 | GlobalNews

    The cast of Suicide Squad - minus Jared Leto and Scott Eastwood - posed for a photo in Toronto on Wednesday with director David Ayer . The photo, posted to Twitter by Ayer, shows Will Smith, Margot Robbie, Viola Davis, Jai Courtney, Cara Delevingne, Joel Kinnaman, Jay Hernandez, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Jim Parrack, Ike Barinholtz and Karen Fukuhara.


  19. Celebrating Stephen McKinley HendersonRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2015 | Art Voice

    Considered one of the definitive interpreters of the work of playwright August Wilson, Henderson was nominated for a Tony Award in 2010 for his Broadway performance in Fences , opposite Denzel Washington and Viola Davis. He recently concluded an extended run off-Broadway in Between Riverside and Crazy , written specifically for him by Stephen Adly Guirgis.


  20. Viola Davis Talks About Making TV History And Her Hopes For The FutureRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2015 |

    Viola Davis has been nominated for two Academy Awards and three Golden Globes and has taken home trophies from the SAG Awards , the Tonys, the People's Choice Awards, the NAACP Image Awards . Her starring role in the television show "How To Get Away With Murder" on ABC is one of the biggest recent breakout hits.