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Viola Davis Recalls Childhood Battle To Find Food: "I Was Always Hungry"

Viola Davis, an Oscar-nominated actress, has undoubtedly had a very successful television and movie career, but before finding fortune and fame she lived in poverty as a child and was forced to steal and rummage...

Viola Davis 'Fascinated' By Suicide Squad

Viola Davis is ''fascinated'' by her role in 'Suicide Squad'.The 49-year-old actress is to play government agent Amanda Waller in the Warner Bros. film centred around the super-villain mercenary team from the DC Comics Universe....

Jared Leto And Will Smith Confirmed For Suicide Squad

Jared Leto and Will Smith are among the stars confirmed for 'Suicide Squad'.The 'Dallas Buyers Club' actor and 'Men In Black' star are among the star-studded cast confirmed for the upcoming Warner Bros. supervillain movie...

Viola Davis Gives Inspirational Speech On Growing Up In Poverty At Power Of Women Luncheon

Viola Davis, an Oscar-nominated actress, has undoubtedly had a very successful television and movie career, but before finding fortune and fame she lived in poverty as a child and was forced to steal and rummage...

Viola Davis Cries Onstage Talking About Childhood

Actress Viola Davis broke down in tears onstage when she admitted the "immense shame" she felt for her impoverished childhood during an acceptance speech on Friday (10Oct14).The Help star was honoured for her work with...

Viola Davis Recalls Childhood Spent In "Abject Poverty" To Spur Action For Starving Children

On Friday, October 10, Variety’s Power of Women event honoured one very special woman for her work against poverty. Viola Davis may be an Oscar-nominated performer with her own successful TV show, but she had...

Viola Davis Speaks About Growing Up In “Abject Poverty” In Power Of Women Luncheon Speech

Oscar nominated actress Viola Davis has spoken of growing up in “abject poverty”, during an emotional speech delivered during the annual Power of Women luncheon on Friday (October 10th).Viola Davis at the Power of Women...

Viola Davis Uses Poetry To Hit Back At Critic

Actress Viola Davis has turned on a New York Times writer for taking aim at her looks in a new article.Journalist Alessandra Stanley compared The Help star to Kerry Washington and Halle Berry in an...

Viola Davis Opens Up About Impoverished Upbringing

Actress Viola Davis grew up so poor she was ashamed to invite friends to her home, because she lived in a condemned building, surrounded by rodents.The Doubt star has only recently started opening up about...

James Brown Biopic 'Get On Up' Will Make Chadwick Boseman A Star And Have You Dancing For Days [Trailer + Pictures]

The trailer has been released for the upcoming James Brown biopic, Get On Up, which promises to bring the greatly adored "Godfather of Soul" back to life. This summer's movie will see Persons Unknown actor...

'Ender's Game', Released In Us Today, Receives Mixed Reviews

Ender's Game, due to be released in the US today (1st November), has received a series of mediocre reviews from critics.Ender's Game is released in US cinemas today.The film, based on Scott Orson's book of...

Viola Davis' Daughter To Make Acting Debut In James Brown Biopic

Actress Viola Davis' three-year-old daughter will make her acting debut in an upcoming James Brown biopic.The Help star will play the Godfather of Soul's young mother in the film Get On Up, which is due...

Harrison Ford Narrates 'Ender's Game' Final Trailer [Trailer]

The final trailer for Ender's Game has been released. Set in the future years after an alien-human war, the movie follows Ender Wiggin, a talent young boy who is sent to a military space academy...

Hard-hitting Crime Drama 'Prisoners' Sees Hugh Jackman On Top Form [Trailer]

The trailer for Denis Villeneuve's hard-hitting crime-drama Prisoners has rolled out online, showing Hugh Jackman in his first post-Les Miserables role, and a good one at that. The Australian plays Keller Dover, a regular guy...

Viola Davis In Talks For Cyber Crime Thriller

Viola Davis may star with Chris Hemsworth in a cyber crime movie.The 'Help' actress is in talks to star alongside the 'Thor' and 'Avengers' actor in Michael Mann's forthcoming untitled thriller which will begin filming...

Alice Englert Spellbound By Beautiful Creatures Cast

Alice Englert was blown away by the 'Beautiful Creatures' cast.The young Australian actress was in complete awe of her A-List co-stars - who included Oscar winners Jeremy Irons, Emma Thompson and Viola Davis - and...

A Week In Movies: Argo Keeps On Coming, Spring Breakers Looks Unhinged And Carell, Buscemi And Carrey Appear In Incredible Burt Wonderstone Trailer

PGA's And SAG Awards Both Favour Affleck While Selena Gomez, Vanessa Hudgens And Ashley Benson Spring Break And Lindsay Lohan's The Canyons Bombs OutThe Oscar race was thrown into a spin last weekend by two...

Viola Davis: 'I Almost Quit Acting After Opera-singing Dog Attack'

THE HELP star Viola Davis was forced to rethink her career as an actress after she was mauled by a Labrador while performing an ill-fated one-woman show on a basketball court.The revered star spent two...

Viola Davis Not Phased By Protest At Won't Back Down Film Premiere

Actress Viola Davis has applauded the courage of teachers who protested outside the New York premiere of her controversial new drama Won't Back Down.In the upcoming movie Davis and actress Maggie Gyllenhaal play desperate mothers...

Meryl Streep Applauds Viola Davis At Women In Film Awards

Veteran actress Meryl Streep applauded her Doubt co-star Viola Davis as she handed her a top prize at the 2012 Women in Film Crystal + Lucy Awards on Tuesday night (12Jun12).The Help star was honoured...

Tornado Warning Halts Filming On Emma Thompson Movie

Filming on Emma Thompson and Viola Davis' new movie has ground to a halt on location in Louisiana after local officials issued a tornado warning on Thursday (31May12).The actresses are shooting supernatural drama Beautiful Creatures...

Stars Turn Out For Britain's Glamour Awards

Pop stars Jessie J, Kylie Minogue and Kelly Rowland, and actresses Viola Davis, Eva Longoria and Jessica Alba were celebrating on Tuesday night (29May12) after winning honours at the annual Glamour Women of the Year...

Viola Davis Addresses Graduating Seniors At Alma Mater

Avid runner Viola Davis returned to her former high school in Rhode Island on Thursday (24May12) to deliver a commencement address to the graduating seniors at her alma mater.The Help star thrilled students at Central...

Justin Bieber Up For Teen Choice Awards

Justin Bieber has been nominated for five Teen Choice Awards.The 'Never Say Never' hitmaker has received the highest individual number of nominations for the annual ceremony - Choice Male Artist, Choice Fashion Icon: Male, Choice...

Lindsay Lohan Attending White House Dinner

Lindsay Lohan has been invited to the White House Correspondents' Dinner. The 'Mean Girls' actress is among a host of names to be asked to attend the event - which is held yearly to celebrate...

Adele Joins Obama In Time's 'Most Influential People' List

The power and influence of the young British songwriter Adele shows no signs of slowing, even when it seems that there are few people left on either side of the Atlantic who have not yet...

Katy Perry Almost Landed Role In The Help

Pop star Katy Perry has revealed she almost landed a small role opposite Emma Stone and Viola Davis in The Help but her recording schedule forced her to turn it down.The Firework singer, who made...

Jeremy Irons To Join Cast Of Beautiful Creatures

Jeremy Irons is in final negotiations to join the cast of 'Beautiful Creatures'. The 63-year-old actor will join a star studded ensemble including Viola Davis, Emma Thompson, Emmy Rossum and Thomas Mann in the supernatural...

Meryl Streep Donates $10,000 To School, On Behalf Of Viola Davis

Meryl Streep has made a charitable donation to save a school, thanks to a tip-off from her fellow actress and Oscar hopeful Viola Davis. Davis reportedly told Streep about the ailing school in Central Falls,...

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