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Viola Davis Features Prominently in ABC New Shows

Viola Davis Features Prominently in ABC New Shows
The new shows on ABC have Viola Davis prominently featuring in them. She plays Annalise Keating in How to Get Away with Murder.
Read more May 14 2014, 5:25am CDT
 

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Watch 10 (6) Clips From James Brown Biopic, 'Get on Up' + Check Out the New Poster

Source: Oh No They Didn't!

Get On Up - Augusta, Georgia Premiere
Universal Pictures' James 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 concert, after Brown served prison time for aggravated assault and eluding the police in a wild car chase.So it's not quite a birth-to-death biopic.Brown would eventually die on Christmas Day in ...
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Octavia Spencer is a Ray of Sunshine at 'Today' Show

Source: Just Jared

The Academy Of Motion Picture Arts And Sciences Hosts An Official Academy Members Screening Of Get On Up
Octavia Spencer steps out of her SUV as she arrives at the Today show studios to do some promo work on Thursday (July 17) in New York City. The 44-year-old actress promoted her flick Get On Up, which is released in theaters on August 1. PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Octavia Spencer Get On Up is a chronicle of James Brown’s rise from extreme poverty to become one of the most influential musicians in history. ...
Full article at: Just Jared 6 days ago, 7:00pm CDT
 

Viola Davis on why she turned to a lead role in TV: ‘I wanted to be the show’

Source: Celebitchy.com

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Viola Davis is turning to TV in a big way! Just a few years after she lost the Best Actress Oscar to Meryl Streep, Viola is headed to ABC’s How to Get Away with Murder, a new TV series by Shonda Rhimes. Viola has done TV parts, guest-starring roles for the most part, before now. But this is her first time as the lead of her own series, and the fact that she’s working with Shonda Rhimes is a good sign. Plus, Viola will become the third African-American woman in a lead role on prime-ti ...
Full article at: Celebitchy.com 6 days ago, 6:05am CDT
 

TCA: CBS’ Nina Tassler Pressed On Diversity Of Network’s Fall Schedule, Supports Reexamining Emmy Rules

Source: Deadline

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ABC is a tough act to follow at TCA this summer when it comes to diversity. ABC has new comedies about a Mexican family, an Asian family and a Black family and a new drama starring Viola Davis. Next at TCA is CBS, which has a new comedy series about an Irish American clan and dramas starring Tea Leoni, Josh Duhamel and Scott Bakula. Its only minority lead is Maggie Q, who plays the co-lead to Dylan McDermott on drama Stalker. CBS Chairma ...
Full article at: Deadline Jul 17 2014, 12:44pm CDT
 

NEWS/ Viola Davis Gave the Best Answer About Why She's Starring in a TV Show (Chris Harnick/E! Online)

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Chris Harnick / E! Online: NEWS/ Viola Davis Gave the Best Answer About Why She's Starring in a TV Show  —  Viola Davis, two-time Oscar nominee, is coming to TV this fall with How to Get Away With Murder.  Why?  Well, Davis gave a very honest answer at the 2014 TCA Summer Press T ...
Full article at: wesmirch Jul 17 2014, 9:20am CDT
 

Viola Davis Keeps It Real About Roles For Black Actresses And Working With Shonda Rhimes

Source: Pink is the New Blog

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I have to give major props to Viola Davis real quick because when you keep it this real, props must be given. As many of you know the Oscar-nominated actress has joined Shondaland and is the star of a new series How To Get Away With Murder. The ...
Full article at: Pink is the New Blog Jul 17 2014, 8:32am CDT
 

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Viola Davis Says Television Gives Her More Interesting Characters To Play Than Feature Films

Source: Oh No They Didn't!

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Yesterday, at the Television Critics Press Tour in Los Angeles, where Viola Davis appeared to promote her new ABC series, "How to Get Away with Murder," executive produced by Shonda Rhimes, Davis shared: "I have gotten so many wonderful film roles, but I’ve gotten even more film roles where I haven’t been the show. It’s like I’ve been invited to a really fabulous party only to hold up the wall. I wanted to be ...
Full article at: Oh No They Didn't! Jul 16 2014, 3:27pm CDT
 

Gladiators Rejoice! Scandal Season 4 Premiere Date & Details Announced

Source: Bossip.com

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Olivia Pope and her sidechick swag return for another season… Scandal Season 4 Premiere Date Announced via BuzzFeed ABC announced today that Season 4 of the Shonda Rhimes-created drama Scandal will launch Thursday, Sept. 25 at 9 p.m., leading into Rhimes’ new drama, How to Get Away With Murder, which stars Viola Davis. Speaking at the Television Critics Association summer press tour, ABC Entertainment President Paul Lee revealed that the fourth season of Scandal ...
Full article at: Bossip.com Jul 16 2014, 11:09am CDT
 

Viola Davis' 'How to Get Away With Murder' Took Her Out of Her Comfort Zone

Source: Just Jared

Disney & ABC Television Group's TCA Summer Press Tour - Arrivals
Viola Davis is black and white sexy in a dress while attending the Disney & ABC Television Group’s 2014 Summer TCA Tour on Tuesday (July 15) in Beverly Hills, Calif. The 48-year-old actress was joined at the session by Ioan Gruffudd, Analeigh Tipton, and John Cho, who posed with Karen Gillan. PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Viola Davis “I wanted to be the show. I wanted to have a character that kind of took me out of my comfort zone. And that character ...
Full article at: Just Jared Jul 16 2014, 9:30am CDT
 



 

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