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  1. Watch 10 (6) Clips From James Brown Biopic, 'Get on Up' + Check Out the New PosterRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | OhNoTheyDidnt

    ... Brown biopic, "Get on Up," begins with a 6-year-old James Brown, as he's abandoned by his mother (played by Viola Davis) and left to live with his Aunt Honey (played by Octavia Spencer), who runs a brothel. And the film ends in 1993 with a comeback ...

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  2. Donna Donna: WATCH: James Brown Bio Pic Produced by Mick JaggerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WBAB-FM West Babylon

    ... is played by Chadwick Boseman, who most recently portrayed baseball player Jackie Robinson in "42," co-stars Viola Davis, Oscar winner Octavia Spencer and Dan Aykroyd and is directed by Tate Taylor, who adapted the novel 'The Help' into the Oscar ...

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  3. Over 12 New Get on Up Images Show James Brown Coming to LifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Collider

    ... by any means, so I'm sure hitting those required bases will provide some kind of enjoyment. The film also stars Viola Davis , Octavia Spencer , Nelsan Ellis , Lennie James , Tika Sumpter , Jill Scott , and Dan Aykroyd . It opens on August 1st. Check ...

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  4. Check Out 20 New Stills from the James Brown Biopic Get on UpRead the original story

    Monday Jul 21 | ComingSoon.net

    Universal Pictures has brought online more than 20 new stills from director Tate Taylor's Get on Up , the upcoming James Brown biopic starring Chadwick Boseman, Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer, Nelsan Ellis, Lennie James, Jill Scott and Dan Aykroyd.

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  5. Mick Jagger and cast of 'Get On Up' about James Brown appeared on 'Today' showRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 19 | Examiner.com

    Chadwick Boseman turns up the heat as James Brown in "Get On Up" also starring Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer, Dan Aykroyd, Tika Sumpter and Jill Scott.

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  6. James Brown biopic 'Get On Up' - first trailer dropsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 18 | NME

    ... Tate Taylor follows up his Academy Award nominated drama The Help casting Boseman as James Brown alongside Viola Davis ( Prisoners ), Octavia Spencer ( The Help ), Lennie James (The Walking Dead) and Dan Aykroyd ( Ghostbusters ). Promising a ...

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  7. Black Hollywood Actresses Migrating to TVRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 17 | KLIQ-FM Hastings

    ... some of the best roles right now are on the small screen. Oscar-winner Halle Berry and two-time Oscar nominee Viola Davis are among the black female film stars making the move to television, following Kerry Washington's success on the hit ABC show ...

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  8. Viola Davis Gets Groundbreaking Role As ABC Bets On DiversityRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 16 | WNYC-AM New York

    ... as sexy, hard-nosed attorney and law professor Annalise Keating on ABC's new drama How to Get Away with Murder , Viola Davis had never seen a dark-skinned black woman her age playing the kind of role she will inhabit this fall. "There is no way in ...

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  9. Viola Davis Gets Groundbreaking Role As ABC Bets On DiversityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 16 | National Public Radio

    Actress Viola Davis speaks about her new ABC show How to Get Away with Murder at the Television Critics Association's summer press tour in Los Angeles.

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  10. Viola Davis savors 'messy' humanity in new roleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 15 | The Macon Telegraph

    The much-acclaimed actress stars in the new ABC drama "How To Get Away With Murder" from hit-maker Shonda Rhimes, playing a charismatic, complex and Machiavellian law professor who holds a group of students in thrall.

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  11. ABC explains "How to Get Away with Murder"Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 15 | Denver Post

    In their press tour session, "How to Get Away with Murder" creator Pete Nowalk and co-executive producer Shonda Rhimes addressed the "morally questionable" nature of their protagonist in the ABC drama, played by Viola Davis .

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  12. Shonda Rhimes adds 'Murder' to her repertoireRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 15 | USA Today

    ... and Scandal , Rhimes is now getting a third Thursday hour to complete the evening: How to Get Away With Murder . Viola Davis stars as a law professor who brings a group of first-year law students into her orbit, with homicidal results. So is Rhimes ...

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  13. Oscar-nominee Viola Davis on return to TV: 'I wanted to be the show'Read the original story

    Tuesday Jul 15 | Los Angeles Times

    Actress Viola Davis onstage at the "How to Get Away With Murder" panel during the Disney/ABC Television Group portion of the 2014 Summer Television Critics Assn.

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  14. Fall TV First Impression: ABC's How to Get Away With MurderRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 8 | TVLine

    The broadcast networks have more than two dozen shows debuting this fall, including Katherine Heigl 's TV comeback, a trip to Gotham , a third NCIS Viola Davis , Billy Brown , Charlie Weber , Liza Weil , Alfred Enoch , Jack Falahee , Katie Findlay , Aja Naomi King , Matt McGorry and Karla Souza As the promos make clear, revered criminal law prof ... (more)

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  15. Review: Disney's 'The Lion King - Concert in the Wild'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2014 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... the story imparts and how those lessons help the film endure. The guest narrator - Oscar-nominated actress Viola Davis of "The Help" on opening night - even tells audience members they may learn how Simba's journey is "like our own." But all too ...

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  16. Review: Disney's 'The Lion King - Concert in the Wild'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2014 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... the story imparts and how those lessons help the film endure. The guest narrator - Oscar-nominated actress Viola Davis of "The Help" on opening night - even tells audience members they may learn how Simba's journey is "like our own." But all too ...

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  17. DVD review: Ender's Game (2013):Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... 2013. The film stars Asa Butterfield (Hugo), Harrison Ford (Paranoria), Haliee Steinfeld (Romeo and Juliet), Viola Davis (Beautiful Creatures), Ben Kingsley (Iron Man 3), and Abigail Breslin (The Call). Enders Game is the blockbuster big screen ...

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  18. No "Doubt" about it at OldcastleRead the original story

    Jun 11, 2014 | Manchester Journal

    In 2008, when John Patrick Shanley's Pulitzer and Tony-winning play, "Doubt: A Parable," was adapted to the silver screen, all four principal actors - Meryl Streep, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Amy Adams, and Viola Davis - earned Academy Award nominations.

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  19. Jessica Chastain on Why She Can't Get Enough of James McAvoyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2014 | Popsugar.com

    ... ot to sit down with the actress to hear about her experiences working with some of her favorite costars, such as Viola Davis from The Help . Check out the interview to get more of Jessica!

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  20. CTV reveals its plan for a superhumana fallRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2014 | Marketing

    ... will air at 9:30 p.m., before a transition to drama with How to Get Away With Murder , a new series starring Viola Davis (The Help) and created by Shonda Rhimes ( Grey's Anatomy ). The CTV lineup boasts at least one top-10 series among adults 25-54 ...

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