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

    Thursday Apr 9 | 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, ...

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

    Thursday Apr 9 | 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.

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

    Wednesday Apr 8 | 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.

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

    Tuesday Apr 7 | CTNow.com

    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.

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  5. Viola Davis, Catalina Sandino Moreno to Star in Courtroom Drama...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | News Times

    Two-time Oscar nominee Viola Davis is attached to star in the courtroom drama "Custody," multiple individuals familiar with the project have told TheWrap . "Into the Woods" author James Lapine wrote and will direct the indie film, which will co-star another Oscar nominee - Catalina Sandino Moreno from "Maria Full of Grace."

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  6. From Universal Pictures Home Entertainment: BlackhatRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | BroadcastNewsroom

    CHRIS HEMSWORTH AND VIOLA DAVIS STAR IN LEGENDARY PICTURES' GLOBAL THRILLER DIRECTED BY MICHAEL MANNBLACKHATON DIGITAL HD MAY 5, 2015 AND ON BLU-RAY??? AND DVD MAY 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --Michael Mann's Blackhat from Legendary Pictures and Universal Pictures Home Entertainment will be released on Digital HD and On Demand on , 2015. Blackhat tells the story of a brilliant black hat hacker currently in Federal prison who is released and recruited by Federal law enforcement to stop a dangerous, global criminal network.

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  7. TV renaissance afoot for strong womenRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | Iol.co.za

    The TV kingdom has given birth to some remarkably powerful characters and the actresses are owning their influence like rulers of their empire. Viola Davis: In bagging the lead role of Annalise Keating, a criminal law professor and one of the most successful defence lawyers, Davis proved she wasn't just The Help.

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  8. James Brown biopic a Get On Upa gets debut trailer a " watchRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2014 | Edinburgh-festivals.com

    ... star Chadwick Boseman steps into the shoes of the soul legend, while the impressive supporting cast includes Viola Davis, Lennie James, Dan Aykroyd and Octavia Spencer - who won an Oscar for her turn in The Help . Like Brown himself, the film looks ...

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  9. Viola Davis: 'We had no food when I was a child'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | The Independent

    Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies Viola Davis has revealed that she would often go hungry as a child - and lived day-to-day not knowing where her next meal was coming from.

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  10. Viola Davis Recalls Childhood Battle To Find Food: "I Was Always Hungry"Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | ContactMusic.com

    The 49-year-old actress recently opened up about her extremely poor upbringing, which included an ongoing battle with hunger. Viola Davis , an Oscar-nominated actress, has undoubtedly had a very successful television and movie career, but before finding fortune and fame she lived in poverty as a child and was forced to steal and rummage through garbage bins for food.

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  11. Viola Davis Recalls Growing Up With "No Food": "I Was Always So Hungry"Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | E! Online

    Viola Davis recently opened up to Glamour m agazine about her childhood and shared her experience about growing up with "no food." The 49-year-old actress said her family's low income caused her to constantly strategize how to get food, and she even remembers digging through a Dumpster at one point.

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  12. Viola Davis Recalls Being 'So Hungry And Ashamed' As A ChildRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | Switched

    Long before she was a two-time Oscar nominee, Viola Davis was just one of many children in the U.S. suffering from lack of food. To spread awareness of childhood hunger and raise money for Hunger Is , the "How To Get Away With Murder" star opened up to Glamour magazine about the harrowing details from her childhood.

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

    Mar 2, 2015 | 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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  14. Halle Berry Opens Up About The Lack Of Roles For Black Actors In HollywoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2015 | 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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  15. Viola Davis Left Stranded In Ohio, Misses TV InterviewRead the original story

    Feb 27, 2015 | 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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  16. Viola Davis Confirms Suicide Squad RoleRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | 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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  17. Viola Davis to tell her own story at fundraising luncheonRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | 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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  18. Aloe Blacc: 'Songwriters Are Being Cheated By Digital Bosses'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | 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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  19. Award-Winning Playwright August Wilson Profiled In New PBS DocumentaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | 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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  20. Could a TV show about a female engineer make girls want to become one, too?Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | 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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