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Watch Viola Davis As Clairvoyant Amma In First Trailer For 'Beautiful Creatures'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 19, 2012 8:58 PM
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In what will be her next released project after this fall's education reform drama Won't Back Down, Viola Davis co-stars in the upcoming adaptation of Beautiful Creatures, the first of three novels by Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl about Ethan, a mortal boy living in the South, and Lena, the girl he loves with enigmatic powers she’s trying to keep hidden.

First Look At Viola Davis In Adaptation Of YA Novel 'Beautiful Creatures'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 19, 2012 10:49 AM
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Here's your first official look at Viola Davis in the upcoming adaptation of Beautiful Creatures, the first of three novels by Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl about Ethan, a mortal boy living in the South, and Lena, the girl he loves with enigmatic powers she’s trying to keep hidden.

Viola Davis To Be Honored w/ Career Achievement Award (Silver Hugo) + Retrospective At CIFF

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 18, 2012 12:13 PM
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The 48th Chicago International Film Festival will take place October 11-25, 2012. The full schedule will be announced on September 20th.

Spend 90 Minutes In Conversation w/ Viola Davis, Live, In Person, On October 6, In NYC

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • September 11, 2012 11:11 AM
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The New Yorker Festival kicks off the weekend of October 5 through 7, and in addition to what will be the USA premiere of the hotly-anticipated Cloud Atlas (with the filmmakers present for a conversation following the screening), there will also be this, which I definitely plan to attend:

Viola Davis Looks Fierce In These Set Photos From 'The Disappearance Of Eleanor Rigby'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 31, 2012 5:32 PM
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Viola Davis On What To Expect From Barbara Jordan Biopic + What Critics Of Black Actors Don't Understand

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 24, 2012 12:02 PM
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One of a few new projects Viola Davis is developing via her recently-formed (with her husband) JuVee production company, first announced in March of this year, but I've yet to hear anything further about it... until today.

Another Supporting Role For Viola Davis - Joins Cast Of 'The Disappearance Of Eleanor Rigby'

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 16, 2012 9:07 AM
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Despite all the critical acclaim, accolades, and several vocal pushes by the likes of Meryl Streep, Viola Davis continues to be relegated to supporting roles in films that center on stories about Caucasian characters. 

Watch Viola Davis In 4 New Clips From "Won't Back Down" + Official Poster

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • June 18, 2012 11:43 AM
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Here are 4 clips and the offifical poster for the Viola Davis and Maggie Gyllenhaal education-reform drama, initially titled Still I Rise, was then switched to Learning To Fly, and finally landed on and has, so far, stuck to Won't Back Down.

An Evening With Viola Davis... Tonight!

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • May 23, 2012 1:57 PM
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Late announcement, given that it's happening this evening, but I only just got notice of it, so don't look at me... :)

Watch This Must-See Debate Between Tavis Smiley, Viola Davis + Octavia Spencer About "The Help"

  • By Cynthia Reid
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  • February 10, 2012 12:32 PM
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If you're like me, you're probably ready to move on from all the controversy surrounding The Help but here's a spirited debate between Tavis Smiley, Viola Davis and Octavia Spencer that's a must-see!