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  1. Viola Davis Will Play Harriet Tubman For HBO, Get The DetailsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2015 | Cinema Blend News

    It's not every day someone gets to go from being a criminal law professor to one of the most celebrated civil rights activists in American history. But that's exactly what's happening with Oscar-nominated actress Viola Davis, who will fill her How to Get Away with Murder offseason by playing Harriet Tubman for an upcoming biopic from HBO.


  2. Viola Davis to star as Harriet Tubman for HBO biopic from 'John Adams' writerRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2015 | TheCelebrityCafe

    Harriet Tubman is finally getting the movie treatment, but not for the big screen. Viola Davis will play the abolitionist for a HBO biopic that will be written by John Adams writer Kirk Ellis.


  3. Iowa Out, Iowa State In, Oscar WrapRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2012 | WHO-TV

    ... Hugo, but could never get the kids interested Meryl Streep should have more than two Oscars, but I really wanted Viola Davis to win for The Help. Davis has a quiet moment at the beginning of that movie, when the reporter asks her if she ever had ...


  4. Viola Davis to Play Harriet Tubman in HBO Film From 'John Adams' ScribeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2015 | Hollywood Reporter

    Viola Davis will portray Harriet Tubman in a new HBO biopic from John Adams scribe Kirk Ellis and Steven Spielberg 's Amblin TV, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed. Based on Kate Clifford Larson 's book Bound for the Promise Land , the film will highlight Tubman's courageous acts leading slaves to freedom through the Underground Railroad and later fighting with the Union during the Civil War.


  5. Viola Davis To Star In Harriet Tubman HBO Movie From Kirk Ellis, Doug Ellin & AmblinRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2015 | Deadline

    HBO Films has teamed with writer Kirk Ellis , producer Doug Ellin and Steven Spielberg's Amblin TV for a project about Harriet Tubman , with Oscar nominee Viola Davis set to portray the famous abolitionist. Based on the biography Bound For The Promised Land by historian Kate Clifford Larson, the film, now in development, tells the story of American hero Tubman.


  6. Viola Davis to Star in Harriet Tubman Movie for HBORead the original story

    Apr 27, 2015 |

    Writer Kirk Ellis is adapting Kate Clifford Larson's BOUND FOR THE PROMISE LAND, which "tells the story of American hero Harriet Tubman . Born a slaev, she escaped and, via an intricate escape network of secret routes and safe houses known as the Underground Railroad, she led more than 300 slaves to freedom in the North and later fought with the Union during the Civil War."


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

    Apr 9, 2015 | 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, ...


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

    Apr 9, 2015 | 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.


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

    Apr 8, 2015 | 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.


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

    Apr 7, 2015 |

    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.


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

    Mar 26, 2015 | 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."


  12. 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.


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

    Mar 16, 2015 |

    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.


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

    Mar 14, 2014 |

    ... 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 ...


  15. 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.


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

    Mar 11, 2015 |

    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.


  17. 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.


  18. 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.


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

    Mar 2, 2015 |

    ... 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...


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

    Mar 1, 2015 |

    ... 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 ...