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  1. 'Beautiful Creatures' Star Viola Davis on Why Her Character Isn't a Maid in the Adaptation (Q&A)

    11:41 am 2/11/2013

    "I think that when black people are woven into the lives of characters in 2013, then I think they play other roles than maids," says the actress, who stars as a woman with supernatural powers in the romance drama.Read more

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  2. Jennifer Lawrence, Bradley Cooper, Anne Hathaway Lead First SAG Award Presenters

    4:45 am 1/16/2013

    A star-studded group that includes several nominees will help chaperone the festivities at the 19th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards.Read more

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  3. In Theaters This Weekend: Reviews of Brad Pitt's 'Killing Them Softly' and More

    9:00 pm 11/29/2012

    What THR's critics say about the movies opening this week. Read more

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  4. Disney's 'Sofia the First' TV Series Sets Premiere Date, Reveals Guest Stars

    9:00 am 11/27/2012

    The animated show will feature the voices of guest stars including Eric Stonestreet, Viola Davis, Bonnie Hunt, Ellie Kemper, Megan Mullally, Kiernan Shipka and Jeffrey Tambor.Read more

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  5. August Wilson's Plays to Be Recorded as Radio Dramas in 2013

    5:24 pm 11/14/2012

    The Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright's work will be recorded in front of a live studio audience and streamed online.Read more

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  6. In Theaters This Weekend: Reviews of 'Looper,' 'Hotel Transylvania,' 'Won't Back Down' and More

    9:00 pm 9/27/2012

    What THR's critics say about the movies opening this week. Read more

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  7. Box Office Preview: 'Hotel Transylvania' Headed for Easy No. 1, 'Looper' Eyes No. 2

    5:32 pm 9/27/2012

    The Maggie Gyllenhaal-Viola Davis teacher drama "Won't Back Down" is expecting a soft opening; new specialty offerings include "Pitch Perfect."Read more

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  8. Elle Fanning, Emma Watson to Be Honored at Women in Hollywood Awards

    10:51 am 9/27/2012

    The fashionable event will also honor Shirley MacLaine, Sarah Jessica Parker, Octavia Spencer and Uma Thurman.Read more

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  9. Viola Davis, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Rosie Perez Address Raging Controversy About 'Won't Back Down' (Video)

    4:03 pm 9/26/2012

    More than 50 people protested outside of the film's New York premiere, having heard that it unfairly demonizes teachers unions. The film's stars vehemently disagree.Read more

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  10. Q&A with 'Won't Back Down' Actresses Rosie Perez, Maggie Gyllenhaal and Viola Davis

    12:34 pm 9/26/2012

    THR's awards analyst Scott Feinberg hosts a Q&A with the stars of Daniel Barnz's drama 'Won't Back Down'.Read more

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