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  1. 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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  2. ABC Orders 'How to Get Away With Murder,' 'Black-ish,' 'American Crime,' 'Selfie,' 'Galavant,' More to Series

    7:03 pm 5/8/2014

    UPDATED: The pickups join previously announced "Astronaut Wives Club" and "The Club," with more to come tonight.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. Viola Davis to Star in ABC Drama 'How to Get Away With Murder'

    3:20 pm 2/25/2014

    The two-time Oscar nominee will play a law professor and criminal defense attorney in the drama from executive producers Shonda Rhimes and Betsy Beers. Read more

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  5. The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Toronto Review

    7:30 pm 9/10/2013

    In his feature debut, New York filmmaker Ned Benson brings together a dream cast with Jessica Chastain and James McAvoy toplining.Read more

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  6. Telluride: 'Prisoners' Is Well-Made and Gripping, But Is It Academy Fare? (Analysis)

    11:54 am 8/31/2013

    Because of the detective-thriller's dark subject matter, the large number of its actors who shine in it and the Academy's longstanding genre biases, it may slip through the cracks.Read more

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  7. Prisoners: Telluride Review

    4:28 pm 8/30/2013

    Hugh Jackman and Jake Gyllenhaal lead an all-star cast in Canadian director Denis Villeneuve's thriller about the search for two abducted children.Read more

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  8. Hammer Museum to Honor Writer Tony Kushner, Artist Robert Gober

    5:21 pm 7/10/2013

    Viola Davis will be on hand Oct. 5 to pay tribute to the Oscar-nominated "Lincoln" scribe at the Los Angeles museum's 11th annual Gala in the Garden.Read more

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  9. 'Prisoners' Trailer

    9:36 am 5/31/2013

    The first trailer for 'Prisoners' shows Hugh Jackman and Jake Gyllenhaal hunting for two kidnapped girls. The film, from Warner Bros. and Alcon Entertainment, was directed by Denis Villeneuve. It also stars Terrence Howard and Viola Davis.Read more

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