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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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Exclusive How to Get Away with Murder Sneak Peek: Who's Caught in a Compromising Position?

Oct 14 2014 9:13am CDT | Source: tvguide

Annalise's latest client is trying to get away with insider trading.Weeds alum Elizabeth Perkins guest-stars on Thursday's episode of How to Get Away with Murder (10/9c, ABC) as Marren Trudeau, the big-time founder and CEO of a brokerage firm who's accused of the charge. In the exclusive sneak peek below, Annalise (Viola Davis) and her students ... Read More > Other Links From TVGuide.com Eliza ...
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6 days ago

'Extra' Goes 1-on-1 with Honorees at Variety's Power of Women Luncheon

Oct 13 2014 10:00am CDT | Source: extratv

"Extra" co-host Tracey Edmonds was backstage at the 6th Annual Variety Power of Women Luncheon presented by Lifetime, where she chatted with the event's powerhouse honorees, including Jennifer Lopez, Viola Davis, Ja ...
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1 week ago

Viola Davis, Reese Witherspoon Get Personal at Variety’s Power of Women

Oct 10 2014 4:32pm CDT | Source: Variety

Variety’s annual Power of Women luncheon, which this year took place Friday at the Beverly Wilshire hotel in Beverly Hills, continued its tradition of focusing on organizations that have personal significance to honorees. “How to Get Away with Murder” star Viola Davis shared her emotional journey from growing up in ...
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1 week ago

"Dome," "Extant," "Murder" & More Pickups

Oct 9 2014 7:52pm CDT | Source: Dark Horizons

It has been a big day for various TV drama series either scoring renewals or full season pick-ups. First up, CBS has renewed its two major Summer event series "Under the Dome" and "Extant". The recent second season of 'Dome' pulled in an average of 9.4 million total viewers and a 2.2 rating per episode, down considerably from the first season (13.1 million viewers/3.3 rating) but still a big performer during the season. ...
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1 week ago

‘How To Get Away With Murder’ & ‘Black-Ish’ Get Full-Season Orders At ABC

Oct 9 2014 6:31pm CDT | Source: Deadline

The two new fall series with the biggest premiere ratings are the first to get full-season orders. ABC has handed drama How To Get Away With Murder and comedy Black-ish pickups for two and nine more episodes, respectively, bringing the first-season orders for both series to 15 and 22 episodes, respectively. The size of HTGAWM's pickup stems from the deal for star Viola Davis. Like other top movie actors who sign on for broadcast series, including The Following's Kevin… ...
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1 week ago

12 Things Shonda Rhimes Taught Us to Get Away with (Besides Murder)

Oct 8 2014 3:09pm CDT | Source: tvguide

How to Get Away with Murder's Annalise Keating (Viola Davis) is such an effective teacher that after only a few months in her class, Annie's students actually believe they know how to get away with murder. And you know what? We don't blame them. Read More > Other Links From TVGuide.com Viola DavisGrey's AnatomyShonda RhimesScandalHow to Get Awa ...
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1 week ago

Jessica Chastain: Give anyone but Meryl Streep a chance

Oct 7 2014 10:06am CDT | Source: pagesix

The two-time Oscar nominee says she wants to see Jessica Lange, Susan Sarandon and Viola Davis in more ...
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3 weeks ago

Thursday TV Ratings: HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER Opens Big; SCANDAL Returns to Series High

Sep 26 2014 1:26pm CDT | Source: Collider

TV ratings for Thursday, September 25th are in and the takeaway is that it’s very good to be Shonda Rhimes right now.  Here’s a brief rundown: ABC’s series premiere of the Rhimes-produced legal thriller How to Get Away with Murder performed excellently, debuting to a 3.8 rating in the 18-49 demo and scoring 14 million viewers.  The show is a swell vehicle for star Viola Davis, and carries with it a twisty mystery hook in addition to the procedural aspect ...
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3 weeks ago

Chris Hemsworth Plays the World’s Sexiest Computer Hacker in New Trailer for ‘Blackhat’

Sep 26 2014 10:17am CDT | Source: yahoo

Viola Davis costars in this globetrotting action-thriller directed by Michael Mann ...
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3 weeks ago

‘How to Get Away with Murder’ Creator Peter Nowalk on Working with Shonda Rhimes, Diversity on TV

Sep 25 2014 3:11pm CDT | Source: variety

On paper, “How to Get Away with Murder” certainly has the auspices to be a “Scandal”-sized hit for ABC when it premieres on Sept. 25 — a charismatic lead in Oscar nominee Viola Davis, a “fast-paced and frothy” serialized story at its center, and the creative acumen of super-producer Shonda Rhimes and her Shondaland shingle... Read more » ...
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