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  1. Cee Lo Green Fulfils Probation Requirements In 2013 Drug CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | ContactMusic.com

    ... nd Pitbull has just received a new music video. The... The stars of the upcoming James Brown biopic 'Get On Up', Viola Davis, Nelsan Ellis and Octavia Spencer, talk about the legendary musician alongside artists...

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  2. Halle Berry Opens Up About The Lack Of Roles For Black Actors In HollywoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | ContactMusic.com

    ... ago, the next three black Best Actress Oscar nominees were Gabourey Sidibe for her role in 2010's 'Precious', Viola Davis in 2012 for her the movie 'The Help' and finally Quvenzhane Wallis in 2013 for her part in 'Beasts of the Southern Wild.' Berry ...

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  3. Viola Davis Left Stranded In Ohio, Misses TV InterviewRead the original story

    Friday Feb 27 | WENN Blog

    Actress Viola Davis had to conduct a planned TV interview with comedian Jimmy Kimmel via Skype on Thursday after plane problems left her stranded in Ohio. Davis spent six hours at an airport before checking into a Columbus hotel so she could freshen up and look her best for her guest spot on Jimmy Kimmel Live! Explaining why she couldn't be in Hollywood for the scheduled TV chat, she told Kimmel, "Rudder problems on Delta Airlines I was in the airport for six hours.

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  4. Viola Davis Confirms Suicide Squad RoleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | ContactMusic.com

    Actress Viola Davis has confirmed reports she is joining the star-studded cast of comic book action movie Suicide Squad. Following speculation The Help star had been cast as no-nonsense squad leader Amanda Waller, Davis finally revealed she will be heading to Toronto later this year to begin filming.

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  5. Viola Davis to tell her own story at fundraising luncheonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | The Columbus Dispatch

    More than 1,000 people will get a taste of Hollywood - and hunger - today when award-winning actress Viola Davis tells her story of a poverty-stricken childhood at the Children's Hunger Alliance luncheon. Davis, 49, has been getting a lot of attention lately for her role as law professor Annelise Keating on ABC's popular TV drama How to Get Away with Murder , which premiered last fall.

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  6. Aloe Blacc: 'Songwriters Are Being Cheated By Digital Bosses'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | ContactMusic.com

    ... The release is part of a fundraising campaign from... The stars of the upcoming James Brown biopic 'Get On Up', Viola Davis, Nelsan Ellis and Octavia Spencer, talk about the legendary musician alongside artists... Aloe Blacc unveils the evocative ...

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  7. Award-Winning Playwright August Wilson Profiled In New PBS DocumentaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | Forbes.com

    ... of the American Masters series, the documentary, "August Wilson: The Ground on Which I Stand," features actors Viola Davis, Charles Dutton, Laurence Fishburne, James Earl Jones and Phylicia Rashad-some of whom perform excerpts from his plays-and ...

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  8. Could a TV show about a female engineer make girls want to become one, too?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | The Post-Standard

    You have Viola Davis as the extremely successful criminal law professor, Annalise Keating, on "How to Get Away with Murder.' ' You have Mariska Hargitay, portraying detective Olivia Benson for years on "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit."

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  9. Blackhat - Movie ReviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | ContactMusic.com

    ... power plant, after which Captain Chen ( Wang Leehom ) heads to America to consult with FBI Agent Barrett ( Viola Davis ), urging her to get the one man who can solve this case: Chen's former MIT roommate Nick ( Chris Hemsworth ), now serving 13 ...

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  10. TEN's cinema reviews - what's hot and what's notRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | RTE.ie

    ... and Ali, and is widely regarded as one of the greats of modern Hollywood. The cast is pretty impressive too: Viola Davis ( The Help , How to Get Away with Murder ) gives weight to any role, while Chris Hemsworth is both a fine actor - as he showed ...

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  11. Cybercriminal's havoc moderately thrillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | Fermanagh Today

    BLACKHAT Thriller/Action/Romance. Chris Hemsworth, Tang Wei, Leehom Wang, Viola Davis, Holt McCallany, Ritchie Coster, Yorick van Wageningen.

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  12. How to Get Away with Murder's Cicely Tyson: Annalise's "Tactless" Mother Will Open "Painful" WoundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    When it came time to cast Annalise's mother on How to Get Away with Murder , Viola Davis called on a little help from a friend: her co-star in The Help , Cicely Tyson . "I just learned that!" Tyson tells TVGuide.com.

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  13. Blackhat (Michael Mann) - ReviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | IndieLondon

    ... Tang Wei's colleague is similarly tepid despite being integral to proceedings, while supporting players such as Viola Davis, John Ortiz and Wang Leehom are under-employed despite offering signs of interest. Yorick van Wageningen's villain also ...

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  14. Even Cicely Tyson is in love with Viola Davis on 'How to Get Away with Murder'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | Zap2it.com

    It will be a meeting of legends when Cicely Tyson guest stars as Viola Davis' mother on Thursday's episode of "How to Get Away with Murder" titled "Mama's Here Now." The idea for episode was Viola Davis' concept, as was bringing on Tyson to play her mother.

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  15. Ned Benson's 'The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby' stars Jessica ChastainRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 16 | Examiner.com

    ... and Conor ( James McAvoy ) play a traumatized and estranged couple. The acting is stellar and the cast includes Viola Davis, Bill Hader, Ciaran Hinds and William Hurt. The movie premiered at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival in two separate parts, "Her" ...

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  16. Davis on her loathsome characterRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 14 | NEWS.com.au

    ... intelligent, manipulative, sexy, contradictory and unapologetic. It's a compelling and terrifying mix. So when Viola Davis, the acclaimed actor who plays Keating with such clarity, strides into an interview, it's hard to not feel intimidated. ...

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  17. The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: 'a compelling and ambitious five-hour love story'Read the original story

    Wednesday Feb 11 | The Japan Times

    ... to take lectures on campus, thereby putting her in touch with his deeply inspiring colleague Lillian Friedman (Viola Davis). In the meantime, in "His," Conor is flailing about like a lovesick dog, pursuing Eleanor with all he has because, heck, he ...

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  18. On the Box - TV ReviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | RTE.ie

    ... student. It seems hopelessly confusing but it's all worth sticking with. The main reason why this show works is Viola Davis, who made a major name for herself in hit movie The Help . She completely dominates when she is on-screen and it's no ...

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  19. Chadwick Boseman Talks Starring in Black Panther, Playing James Brown in Get on Up, and MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 9 | Collider

    ... believe he could pull off the role, how he lived and breathed James Brown, morning and night, working with Viola Davis , and how the performance affected him, personally. He also talked about putting just as much into his role as Black Panther in ...

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  20. Viola Davis is channelling badRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 5 | Stuff.co.nz

    Viola Davis won best actress in a drama series at the SAG Awards for How to Get Away With Murder. Her character, Annalise Keating, is one of the most popular new characters on US television.

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