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

    Thursday | 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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  2. From Universal Pictures Home Entertainment: BlackhatRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | 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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  3. TV renaissance afoot for strong womenRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | 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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  4. 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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  5. Viola Davis: 'We had no food when I was a child'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 13 | 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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  6. Viola Davis Recalls Childhood Battle To Find Food: "I Was Always Hungry"Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | 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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  7. Viola Davis Recalls Growing Up With "No Food": "I Was Always So Hungry"Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | 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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  8. Viola Davis Recalls Being 'So Hungry And Ashamed' As A ChildRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | 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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  9. Cee Lo Green Fulfils Probation Requirements In 2013 Drug CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | 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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  10. Halle Berry Opens Up About The Lack Of Roles For Black Actors In HollywoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 | 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. Blackhat - Movie ReviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | 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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  18. TEN's cinema reviews - what's hot and what's notRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | 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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  19. Cybercriminal's havoc moderately thrillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | 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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  20. How to Get Away with Murder's Cicely Tyson: Annalise's "Tactless" Mother Will Open "Painful" WoundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | 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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