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  1. Middle-aged women prove Russell Crowe wrong at GlobesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 12 | New York Post

    ... 32-year-old Ruth Wilson won for Best Actress in a TV Series. But the other nominees - Julianna Margulies (48), Viola Davis (49), Robin Wright (48) - were no spring chickens. Indeed, the small screen seems to be much more hospitable to the ...

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  2. 'Get on Up' and 'Boyhood' out on Blu-ray and DVDRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 11 | SILive.com

    ... waiting to take the stage, James Brown (Chadwick Boseman) reflects back on his life. He recalls the mother (Viola Davis), who abandoned him, the father who left him to be raised in a bordello and the break that got him released from prison early. ...

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  3. The life of James Brown comes to the big screen with 'Get On Up'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 11 | Examiner.com

    ... in the title role. In addition to Boseman the film sports a great cast including Nelsan Ellis, Dan Aykroyd, Viola Davis, Lennie James, Craig Robinson, Jill Scott, and Octavia Spencer, but can it do justice to the Godfather of Soul? Get On Up follows ...

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  4. Tina Fey dishes on Golden GlobesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 9 | CBS News

    ... Press member and get your picture taken." While this may be a last for Fey and Poehler, it will be a first for Viola Davis. In the past, the actress had been nominated for "The Help" and "Doubt," but this year's nomination for "How to Get Away with ...

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  5. Celebrity Substance: Viola DavisRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 8 | Forbes.com

    ... at your own risk. This installment of celebrity substance features two time Tony winner and Oscar nominee, Viola Davis. Raised in Central Falls, RI, Davis went from abject poverty to a Hollywood celebrity. Despite an Oscar nomination for her eight ...

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  6. Tina Fey Is Not Ready for the Golden Globes: 'We Haven't Written The Show Yet!'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 8 | ETonline

    ... Press member and get your picture taken." While this may be a last for Tina and Amy, it will be a first for Viola Davis. In the past, the actress had been nominated for The Help and Doubt , but this year's nomination for How to Get Away with Murder ...

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  7. Good but little seen films get second chance on videoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 8 | Floyd County Times

    ... venues. Chadwick Boseman is perfectly cast as Brown and is well supported by Dan Aykroyd, as his manager, and Viola Davis, as an aunt who took an interest in him. "Boyhood" - Richard Linklater ( "Dazed and Confused" ) crafted this wonderful drama ...

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  8. Viola Davis confirms she'll be playing Amanda WallerRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 7 | Examiner.com

    Soon after the main casting announcement for Warner Bros/DC Comics upcoming Suicide Squad movie was released it was reported that big time African American actresses: Oprah Winfrey, Viola Davis , and Octavia Spencer were the top three contenders to play key supporting character Amanda Waller. It has now confirmed from the actress herself, Viola Davis, currently starring in ABC's freshman drama How To Get Away with Murder , will play the shady government agent in the upcoming movie.

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  9. 'Get on Up' review: Birth of superstar BosemanRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 7 | Examiner.com

    ... public, but travels throughout his life, from his traumatic childhood of neglect and abandonment by his mother ( Viola Davis ) to his superstardom. The film depicts his close relationship with Aunt Honey ( Octavia Spencer ) but shows that James is a ...

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  10. JB: Mike Mayo's New VideosRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 6 | WRVA-AM Richmond

    Get On Up Biopic Chadwick Boseman stars as the hardest-working man in show business, James Brown. With Viola Davis and Octavia Spencer.

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  11. Octavia Spencer Wins Lawsuit Against Weightloss FirmRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 5 | ContactMusic.com

    ... had the easiest life growing up in a poor family... 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... With his debut feature, ...

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  12. Viola Davis to join Will Smith and Jared Leto in Warner Bros.' 'Suicide Squad'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... DC's cinematic universe comes with the recent announcement of Amanda Waller's inclusion. Tony Awards-winner Viola Davis, currently starring in ABC's "How to Get Away with Murder", has signed to the "Suicide Squad" ensemble via a Latino Review ...

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  13. Best of 2014: The year's most unforgettable moments, nos. 26-100Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2014 | Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

    ... service in 2015 ! The bad news: You no longer have an excuse for mooching off your dad's subscription. 27. Viola Davis removes her wig on How to Get Away with Murder By taking off her metaphorical armor (i.e. her hairpiece and makeup) before ...

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  14. Viola Davis roped in for in 'Suicide Squad'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2014 | The Star Online

    ... agree to undertake life-threatening missions for the US government in exchange for reduced sentences. Viola Davis is on track to play Waller, but only if shooting can be worked around her TV schedule, which includes starring in How To Get Away With ...

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  15. News Briefs: Viola Davis Joins 'Suicide Squad' As VillainRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | Fandango.com

    Suicide Squad : Viola Davis , who has twice been nominated for an Academy Award , is in line to play a villainous role in DC's Suicide Squad . She would play Amanda Waller, a character often charged with running the team in the comic book series.

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  16. Viola Davis may portray Amanda Waller in 'Suicide Squad'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | UPI

    The 49-year-old actress would star as Amanda Waller in the DC Comics film. David Ayer is confirmed to direct, with Will Smith as Deadshot, Jared Leto as the Joker, Margot Robbie as Harley Quinn, Tom Hardy as Rick Flag, Cara Delevingne as Enchantress and Jai Courtney as Captain Boomerang.

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  17. News Briefs: Viola Davis Joining 'Suicide Squad' As VillainRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | Fandango.com

    Suicide Squad : Viola Davis , who has twice been nominated for an Academy Award , is in line to play a villainous role in DC's Suicide Squad. She would play Amanda Waller, a character often charged with running the team in the comic book series.

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  18. Davis Set As Suicide Squad's Amanda Waller?Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | Dark Horizons News

    ... reports that the list has been narrowed down to one with "The Help" and "How To Get Away with Murder" star Viola Davis having apparently scored the gig, beating out both Oprah Winfrey and Octavia Spencer for the coveted role. Davis will play Waller, ...

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  19. Viola Davis Shows Oprah How To Get Away With A Big Role In DC's Suicide SquadRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | Perez Hilton

    It looks like Viola Davis is ending her year with a bang as the leader of DC's super villain gang! The How To Get Away With Murder star has reportedly scored the role of Amanda Waller in Warner Bros' upcoming Suicide Squad movie. Amanda "The Wall" Waller is a no-nonsense government agent who recruits villains to take on suicide missions - and isn't afraid to get right in Batman's face! Viola quickly jumped to the front of a small group of high-caliber contenders for the juicy part, including Oprah Winfrey and The Help costar Octavia Spencer .

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  20. Viola Davis is Taking the Role of Amanda Waller in 'Suicide Squad'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | Firstshowing.net

    ... were said to be in contention for the role of prison warden Amanda Waller , Latino Review is reporting that Viola Davis ( Ender's Game, The Help ) is taking the role of a former congressional aide and government agent placed in charge of the Suicide ...

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