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Octavia Spencer and Quvenzhane Wallis Book Roles In Russell Crowe Drama 'Fathers and Daughters'

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  • February 4, 2014 7:24 PM
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Octavia Spencer and Quvenzhane Wallis Book Roles In Russell Crowe Drama 'Fathers and Daughters'

NBC Buries 'Murder She Wrote' Reboot w/ Octavia Spencer Starring

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  • January 22, 2014 10:26 AM
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NBC Buries 'Murder She Wrote' Reboot w/ Octavia Spencer Starring

Call For Paid Extras For James Brown Biopic Currently Shooting In Jackson, Mississippi

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  • December 27, 2013 11:38 AM
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Call For Paid Extras For James Brown Biopic Currently Shooting In Jackson, Mississippi

Watch Octavia Spencer, Lupita Nyong'o, Oprah Winfrey In Hollywood Reporter Awards Season Roundtable Chat

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  • November 25, 2013 5:02 PM
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Watch Octavia Spencer, Lupita Nyong'o, Oprah Winfrey In Hollywood Reporter Awards Season Roundtable Chat

Octavia Spencer & Paula Patton To Present 29th Indie Spirit Awards Nominees

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  • November 15, 2013 3:40 PM
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Octavia Spencer & Paula Patton To Present 29th Indie Spirit Awards Nominees

Whoa! NBC Is Rebooting 'Murder She Wrote' w/ Octavia Spencer Starring

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • October 24, 2013 1:53 PM
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Wow - talk about coming out of left field!

Error w/ 'Fruitvale' Oscar Voter Screeners - Potential Problems For Actresses or Smart Campaign Ploy?

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  • October 15, 2013 12:31 PM
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The short version of the story goes...

Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer Will Play James Brown's Mother And Aunt In Biopic

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  • September 30, 2013 3:30 PM
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Universal has set the theatrical release date for its James Brown biopic, titled Get On Up, for Friday, October 17, 2014.

Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer, Nelsan Ellis All Eyed For Roles In James Brown Biopic

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  • August 27, 2013 9:42 AM
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Viola Davis and Octavia Spencer could be reuniting with their The Help director, Tate Taylor, in his James Brown biopic, which, yesterday, booked Chadwick Boseman in the starring role.

Watch Octavia Spencer In First Trailer For Diablo Cody's 'Paradise'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 5, 2013 11:10 AM
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Octavia Spencer, seemingly riding high over the last 12 months, since her Oscar win for The Help, co-stars alongside Julianne Hough and Russell Brand in Diablo Cody’s directorial debut, titled Paradise (once titled Lamb of God).