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  1. Taraji P. Henson, Viola Davis and Drama Actress A-List Tackle Race, Sexism, Aging in Hollywood

    9:00 am 6/10/2015

    In THR's roundtable, six Emmy contenders — including Lizzy Caplan, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Jessica Lange and Ruth Wilson — speak candidly about the current climate in a conversation about nudity and typecasting: "I had never seen a 49-year-old, dark-skinned woman who is not a size 2 be a sexualized role in TV or film," says Davis.Read more

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  2. Viola Davis on 'Murder' Role: "A Real Woman on TV in the Middle of This Pop Fiction"

    3:34 pm 6/9/2015

    "I want the work to reflect my level of gifts and talent. I don't want it to reflect my color or my sex or my age. That's what I want."Read more

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  3. 'Empire' Breaking Barriers With Overseas Viewers

    7:00 am 5/6/2015

    When Fox first screened the show for international buyers last year, most passed. Now that it's a hit, they're taking another look.Read more

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  4. Viola Davis to Play Harriet Tubman in HBO Film From 'John Adams' Scribe

    5:24 pm 4/27/2015

    Steven Spielberg's Amblin TV will produce the biopic about the famous abolitionist.Read more

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  5. 'How to Get Away With Murder' Postmortem: Viola Davis on Lila's Killer, New Whodunit and Season 2

    8:00 pm 2/26/2015

    The actress talks with THR about the shocking season finale and her theories about (the likely) second season.Read more

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  6. Goldwyn Films Takes Viola Davis-Jennifer Lopez Revenge Tale

    5:27 pm 2/26/2015

    The film, directed by Charles Stone III, centers on two female vigilantes.Read more

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  7. This Is What Zoe Saldana Taught Us at Alfre Woodard's Pre-Oscars Dinner

    12:01 pm 2/19/2015

    Kerry Washington, Rosario Dawson, Viola Davis and Angela Bassett, among others, also offered words of wisdom during the intimate gathering. Sisterhood doesn't get any better than this.Read more

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  8. Viola Davis Stuns in a Zac Posen Gown on the Oscars 2015 Red Carpet

    11:11 am 2/19/2015

    The 'How to Get Away With Murder' actress rocked a gorgeous full gown and dark lip on the red carpet.Read more

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  9. Oscars 2015: Snubbed Stars to Take the Stage to Buoy Oscar Broadcast

    9:00 am 2/18/2015

    With a field full of little-seen indies such as 'Boyhood' and ‘Birdman,’ and cries about diversity, Jennifer Aniston and David Oyelowo will be taking the stage as the broadcast attempts to meet or top last year's 45 million viewers.Read more

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