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Viola Davis Looks Commanding in First Poster for 'How To Get Away With Murder'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 7, 2014 1:18 PM
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  • 12 Comments
Davis will play the lead character named Annalise DeWitt, the brilliant law professor and accomplished criminal defense attorney, who is further described as an excellent manipulator of people, particularly the law students who work at her law firm.

Shonda Rhimes, Kerry Washington, Ellen Pompeo Welcome Viola Davis to Shondaland (Video)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 31, 2014 6:28 PM
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  • 43 Comments
Thursday nights will be Shonda nights on ABC: "Grey's Anatomy" (8-9 pm); "Scandal" (9-10 pm) and "How to Get Away With Murder" (10-11pm).

Review: Chadwick Boseman's Performance Saves 'Get On Up' From Being an Incoherent Ride

  • By Zeba Blay
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  • July 31, 2014 10:58 AM
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  • 22 Comments
The pacing may be messy, the direction disjointed, but its a testament to James Brown that his story and his music can ultimately withstand whatever structural flaws that plague this movie.

Watch 8 Clips From James Brown Biopic, 'Get on Up' + Check Out the New Poster

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 22, 2014 7:44 PM
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  • 16 Comments
Universal has set the film's release date for August 1, 2014, which is next week Friday.

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

  • By Sergio
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  • July 16, 2014 10:39 AM
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  • 6 Comments
According to Viola Davis, television might be the place black actresses should look to play more complex and challenging roles.

Early Reviews Say 'How To Get Away With Murder' is Very Much in the Style of 'Scandal.' Good Thing or Not?

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 9, 2014 1:06 PM
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  • 12 Comments
Great! Exactly not what I was hoping for.

Watch Full Trailer For New Viola Davis/Shonda Rhimes Drama 'How To Get Away With Murder'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 13, 2014 12:54 PM
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  • 19 Comments
Watch Teaser Trailer For New Viola Davis/Shonda Rhimes Drama 'How To Get Away With Murder'

First Trailer For Universal's James Brown Biopic 'Get On Up' (Starring Chadwick Boseman) Arrives!

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 13, 2014 8:07 PM
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  • 34 Comments
First Trailer For Universal's James Brown Biopic 'Get On Up' (Starring Chadwick Boseman) Arrives!

Viola Davis' Young Production Company Enjoys Success w/ Very First Stage Production On WW1 Race Riots

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 13, 2014 5:50 PM
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  • 2 Comments
Viola Davis' Young Production Company Enjoys Success w/ Very First Stage Production

First Looks At Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer, Jill Scott In James Brown Biopic 'Get On Up'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 13, 2014 4:48 PM
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  • 1 Comment
First Looks At Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer, Jill Scott In James Brown Biopic 'Get On Up'