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  1. Octavia Spencer Joins Shailene Woodley in 'Insurgent'

    12:24 pm 5/12/2014

    Robert Schwentke is directing the sequel to "Divergent," also starring Theo James, Kate Winslet and Ansel Elgort.Read more

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  2. Larry Wilmore Caps Big Week for Black TV Stars

    5:46 pm 5/9/2014

    "The Minority Report" host becomes the latest black lead on the small screen, joining a rapidly growing roster of talent on newly ordered primetime series.Read more

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  3. 'Get On Up' Trailer

    9:35 am 3/14/2014

    Chadwick Boseman stars in Tate Taylor's drama based on the incredible life story of the Godfather of Soul James Brown. The film with an all-star cast including Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer, Dan Aykroyd and Nelsan Ellis is set to hit theaters on Aug. 1. Read more

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  4. TV Pilot Season Trend: More Black Actors

    5:00 am 3/7/2014

    Halle Berry, Viola Davis, Anthony Anderson and Octavia Spencer are among those starring in pilots this season.Read more

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  5. Judge Trims Octavia Spencer's Endorsement Lawsuit

    10:17 am 3/4/2014

    The actress won't be able to pursue a claim that a diet company fraudulently got her to pitch its product.Read more

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  6. Octavia Spencer to Star in Fox's 'Red Band Society'

    12:06 pm 2/14/2014

    The Oscar winner will make her series TV debut in the adaptation of the acclaimed Spanish drama from executive producer Steven Spielberg.Read more

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  7. Watch The Hollywood Reporter's Actress Roundtable Tonight on PBS SoCal

    10:00 am 12/29/2013

    The latest episode of a holiday television event features Oprah Winfrey, Amy Adams, Emma Thompson, Julia Roberts, Octavia Spencer and "12 Years a Slave's" Lupita Nyong'o talking about crying for Steven Spielberg, dumb audition moments and "muff shots."Read more

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  8. Watch The Hollywood Reporter's 'Wolf of Wall Street' Roundtable Tonight on PBS SoCal

    9:00 am 12/29/2013

    Martin Scorsese, Leonardo DiCaprio, Jonah Hill and Terence Winter talk about airplane orgies, scoring quaaludes and Steven Spielberg's visit to set in the new series "The Hollywood Reporter in Focus."Read more

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  9. Actresses Roundtable: Full Uncensored Interview With Oprah, Julia Roberts, Lupita Nyong'o and More

    11:47 am 12/14/2013

    Octavia Spencer (Fruitvale Station), Emma Thompson (Saving Mr. Banks), Julia Roberts (August: Osage County), Oprah Winfrey (Lee Daniels' The Butler), Lupita Nyong'o (12 Years a Slave), and Amy Adams (American Hustle) join THR executive editor Matt Belloni and executive editor of features Stephen Galloway for a candid conversation about their awards-worthy movies. Read more

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