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Viola Davis joins Prisoners cast

Viola Davis joins Prisoners cast

May 13 2013, 12:13am CDT | by

Viola Davis has joined the cast of 'Prisoners'. The 'Help' actress will star alongside Hugh Jackman, Jake Gyllenhaal, Paul Dano and Melissa Leo in the thriller, which will be directed by 'Incendies...

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Viola Davis joins Prisoners cast

May 13 2013, 12:13am CDT | by

Viola Davis has joined the cast of 'Prisoners'.

The 'Help' actress will star alongside Hugh Jackman, Jake Gyllenhaal, Paul Dano and Melissa Leo in the thriller, which will be directed by 'Incendies' helmsman Denis Villeneuve.

The film - which has been written by Aaron Guzikowski - follows a small-town carpenter, played by Hugh, whose young daughter and best friend are kidnapped. When police fail to find the girls, he takes the law into his own hands but runs up against Detective Loki (Gyllenhaal), the big-city cop assigned to the case.

Production on the film is scheduled to begin next year, with Alcon Entertainment planning to release the movie in autumn 2013 through their output deal with Warner Bros..

Andrew Kosove and Broderick Johnson are producing for Alcon Entertainment, along with 8:38 Productions' Kira Davis and Madhouse Entertainment's Adam Kolbrenner. Ed McDonnell and John Stark have been appointed executive producers.

Viola has a string of movies in the pipeline and can be seen next year in 'The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: His' and 'The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Hers', 'Beautiful Creatures' and 'Ender's Game'.

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Get On Line: Pluto.TV To Stream James Brown ’60s Videos On Biopic’s Debut Weekend

Jul 29 2014 8:20pm CDT | Source: Deadline

Online video site Pluto.TV will launch a James Brown-focused channel, streaming for free his classic 1960s-era live performances and timed with the Friday debut of “Get On Up,” a biopic about the “Godfather of Soul,” starring Chadwick Boseman and Viola Davis and directed by Tate Taylor. The programming is coming from videos of Brown performances on the T.A.M.I. Show, a 1968 concert at Harlem’s Apollo Theater, a documentary about Brown’s ri ...
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TCA: CBS’ Nina Tassler Pressed On Diversity Of Network’s Fall Schedule, Supports Reexamining Emmy Rules

Jul 17 2014 12:44pm CDT | Source: Deadline

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

Jul 17 2014 9:20am CDT | Source: wesmirch

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 ...
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Oscar-nominee Viola Davis on return to TV: 'I wanted to be the show'

Jul 15 2014 3:48pm CDT | Source: la times

Oscar-nominee Viola Davis wanted to be the life of the party, not the setup — that's why, she said, she accepted televisio ...
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TCA: ABC’s Paul Lee On Diversity, Cable Vs. Broadcast & ‘Trophy Wife’s Cancellation

Jul 15 2014 2:02pm CDT | Source: Deadline

“Is this a therapy session?,” ABC president Paul Lee asked jokingly after another long-winded question about the network’s new series. That about sums up an uneventful executive session, which also could double as a drinking game over the great number of times the words “diversity” and “specificity” were repeated. There was not a single mention of ABC’s ratings woes but the diversity of the network’s new slate, whi ...
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