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Emma Stone in 'The Help' Trailer

Viola Davis and Bryce Dallas Howard co-star in the DreamWorks film.

Set in Mississippi in the 1960s, The Help follows Emma Stone's character Eugenia "Skeeter" Phelan as she returns home from college with a desire to become a writer. She sets out to interview local housekeeper Aibileen Clark (Viola Davis), and their story turns the whole town upside down. 

DreamWorks will release the movie, directed by Tate Taylor, August 12. Check it out: