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  1. 'The Help' Crosses $100 Million Mark

    11:43 am 8/31/2011

    The DreamWorks and Participant Media film hit the domestic box office milestone Tuesday night.Read more

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  2. Box Office Update: 'The Help' Braves Hurricane Irene to Stay at No. 1

    9:46 am 8/27/2011

    Zoe Saldana's "Colombiana" comes in at No. 2, followed by "Don't Be Afraid of the Dark" and "Our Idiot Brother," with Hurricane Irene taking a big bite out of the domestic box office as theaters close on the East Coast.Read more

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  3. Box Office Report: 'The Help' Needs No Help Against Its Competition

    4:10 pm 8/19/2011

    The Friday box office turns into a mash-up as four films, including "Conan the Barbarian," Colin Farrell's "Fright Night" and "Spy Kids: All the Time in the World in 4D," enter the fray.Read more

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  4. 'The Help': Why It Took a Year to Cast the Film

    5:37 pm 8/17/2011

    A behind-the-scenes look at how DreamWorks and director Tate Taylor put together the film’s diverse female ensemble.Read more

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  5. 'The Help': Judge Tosses Lawsuit Claiming Character Stolen From Real-Life Maid

    7:30 pm 8/16/2011

    Ablene Cooper, a maid in Jackson, Miss., claimed the character Aibileen (played by Viola Davis in the film) was based on her.Read more

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  6. Viola Davis Circling New HBO Drama Series

    5:51 pm 8/16/2011

    Sundance Breakout Dee Rees is writing with Margaret Nagle Read more

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  7. Viola Davis Circling New HBO Drama Series

    5:46 pm 8/16/2011

    Sundance breakout Dee Rees is writing with Margaret Nagle. Read more

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  8. 'The Help's' Viola Davis Drew Inspiration from Her Mother for Role (Video)

    1:52 pm 8/15/2011

    The actress appeared on the CBS “Early Show” to discuss the pressure associated with playing a maid in 2011.Read more

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  9. Box Office Update: 'Rise of the Apes' Safely Wins Friday Race; 'The Help' Comes in a Strong No. 2, While 'Glee: The 3D Concert Movie' Stalls

    9:42 am 8/13/2011

    "Final Destination 5" opens to No. 3, followed by R-rated action-comedy "30 Minutes or Less."Read more

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  10. Box Office Report: 'The Help' Gains on 'Planet of the Apes;' 'Glee' Sings Off Key

    11:32 pm 8/12/2011

    Elsewhere, 'Final Destination 5' and R-rated action comedy '30 Minutes or Less' off to soft start.Read more

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