Viola Davis News
collider.com – It’s rare when a big budget studio film tackles weighty and controversial issues. The bigger the budget, the more the film must appeal to a mass audience (or so the thinking goes). It’s the typical four-quadrant-attempting-to-please-everyone-but-actually-pleasing-no-one bullshit. Ender’s Game is the rare exception: a film with an immense multi-million dollar price tag that’s also willing to tackle difficult socio-political issues. 6 weeks 1 day ago via brucelee
Posted September 30th, 2013 by Binh Ngo
A hacker helps a US-Chinese task force track down a cyber terrorist operating out of an Asian country.
1:00 PM 9/20/2013 by Sara Vizcarrondo
Wolverine is a puppy compared to Keller Dover, the devout family man Hugh Jackman plays in new kidnapping drama Prisoners. On Thanksgiving, in an unnamed American suburb, his family has dinner with The Birches (Terrence Howard and Viola Davis). While adults savor wine and teenagers watch crap TV, the daughters (around 8) go outside to play and don’t come back.
Viola Davis & Octavia Spencer Eyed To Reteam With 'The Help' Director Tate Taylor For James Brown Biopic
fb.indiewire.com – The last time Viola Davis and Octavia Spencer worked with Tate Taylor, in the director's 2011 hit "The Help," they both earned Oscar nominations, with the latter taking home the trophy to put on her mantle. So is it any surprise, that they may jump at the opportunity to work with the filmmaker again? 15 weeks 3 days ago via jetli
5:29 PM 5/14/2013 by Binh Ngo
Wei Tang and Leehom Wang are joining the cast of Michael Mann's untitled cyber thriller, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The pair will play siblings, with Tang being the love interest of Chris Hemsworth's character. An earlier report suggests the movie may center on this pair of Chinese siblings.
deadline.com – EXCLUSIVE: Lights Out star Holt McCallany has booked a lead role opposite Chris Hemsworth and Viola Davis in the untitled Legendary Pictures movie being directed by Michael Mann that centers on cyber terrorism. The thriller is expected to begin shooting this month in China. The plot is being kept quiet, but McCallany will play a street-smart U.S. 30 weeks 3 days ago via donnieyen
deadline.com – EXCLUSIVE: Viola Davis is in talks to star as the female lead in the Michael Mann-directed pic Cyber. Legendary Pictures is producing the pic, a thriller about cyber crime, which is set to begin shooting in China next month. Davis, repped by CAA and Principal Entertainment, just wrapped production on Prisoners and Ender’s Game, both set for fall releases. 33 weeks 6 days ago via donnieyen
deadline.com – BREAKING: Warner Bros. Pictures is moving Alcon Entertainment’s Beautiful Creatures release date back one day to capture the Valentine’s Day crowd. It’ll open Thursday, February 14. Pic is directed by Richard LaGravenese from his adaptation of the Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl bestselling novel. The tale of star-crossed lovers stars Alden Ehrenreich and Alice Englert, Jeremy Irons, Viola Davis, Emmy Rossum, Thomas Mann and Emma Thompson. 48 weeks 3 days ago via jackiechan
deadline.com – EXCLUSIVE: Alcon Entertainment has added Terrence Howard to round out the impressive cast that has mobilized for Prisoners. The film stars Hugh Jackman, Jake Gyllenhaal, Melissa Leo, Viola Davis, Maria Bello and Paul Dano. The cast has responded to the screenplay by Contraband scribe Aaron Guzikowski, and the chance to work with Oscar nominated Incendies director Denis Villeneuve. 1 year 6 days ago via jetli