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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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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 proced ...
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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 ...
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‘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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Blackhat Trailer: Chris Hemsworth Hacks in Michael Mann’s Latest

Sep 25 2014 11:58am CDT | Source: movie fanatic

The first trailer for the hacker thriller Blackhat has arrived from Universal Pictures. Chris Hemsworth stars as one of the world’s best hackers who is currently sitting in prison for his electronic mayhem. When an international hacker starts to threaten the world’s financial markets, Viola Davis and her government agency team get him out of prison on a full pardon and enlist his help in catching this hacker before he completely levels the world’s economies. Blackhat T ...
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‘Blackhat’ Trailer: Michael Mann Returns

Sep 25 2014 11:41am CDT | Source: slash film

After five years away from the feature scene, Michael Mann returns with Blackhat, a “cyber-thriller” that casts Chris Hemsworth as a hacker recruited to ferret out a ring of criminals who use computer networks to accomplish high-level goals. Hemsworth puts his “American guy” accent to use, and Mann also employs a solid supporting cast including Viola Davis, Holt McCallany, Wei Tang and Leehom Wang. And we’re always willing to see how another filmmaker can v ...
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Fall Pilot Review: HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER

Sep 25 2014 9:53am CDT | Source: Collider

Shonda Rhimes has just become a triple-threat on ABC, getting her own 3-hour block of television; How to Get Away with Murder, created by ShondaLand writer Peter Nowalk, will air after Rhimes' series Grey's Anatomy and Scandal.  And for fans of Scandal in particular, there's a lot about How to Get Away with Murder that feels familiar, though in a good way.  Plus, there's Viola Davis as another st ...
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VIDEO: Viola Davis Reveals Why She Really Wanted to Do How to Get Away with Murder

Sep 25 2014 8:13am CDT | Source: tvguide

How to Get Away with Murder? For Viola Davis, it was more like How to Work with Shonda Rhimes."I'm a ... Read More > Other Links From TVGuide.com Viola DavisShonda RhimesH ...
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How To Get Away With Murder Review: A Frantic Pace And Viola Davis Are Reasons To Watch

Sep 24 2014 12:01pm CDT | Source: Cinema Blend

How To Get Away With Murder is more youthful than either Grey’s Anatomy or Scandal, but especially the latter. It’s a good thing, as ABC’s new drama should have the capability to pull in both younger and older audiences, with a pulsing soundtrack and earnest young students holding the attention of the former and a madcap, emotive perf ...
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TV Review: ‘How to Get Away With Murder’

Sep 24 2014 9:15am CDT | Source: Variety

Viola Davis is such a commanding screen presence that her involvement alone should pique interest in “How to Get Away With Murder,” the cherry on top of ABC’s Thursday-night all-Shonda Rhimes sundae. Yet the jury’s still out on this latest drama, which features an intriguing foreshadowing device to frame what otherwise feels like a hyper-caffeinated... Read more » ...
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Viola Davis Seemingly Replies to Being Called "Less Beautiful" Than Halle Berry and Kerry Washington

Sep 22 2014 8:25am CDT | Source: eonline

In a widely panned review of How to Get Away With Murder, the new ABC series which stars Viola Davis as a criminal defense lawyer and law professor, The New York Times' Alessandra St ...
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