• Shirley Chisholm Biopic Moves Forward at Amazon with Viola Davis

    7 days ago - By Coming Soon

    Shirley Chisholm biopic moves forward at Amazon with Viola Davis
    Oscar-winner Viola Davis has just signed on to play Shirley Chisholm in a biopic for Amazon Studios , according to The Hollywood Reporter. It comes as part of a first-look deal Davis and her husband, Julius Tennon, have with their production house JuVee.
    Chisholm is the first black woman ever elected to Congress, famously stating that “ If they don't give you a seat at the table, bring a folding chair. ” She was elected in 1969 to represent New York's 12th district, which she did until 1983. She was a major Civil Rights...
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  • CAA Signs Oscar-Winner Mark Rylance

    CAA Signs Oscar-Winner Mark Rylance

    7 days ago - By Deadline

    EXCLUSIVE : CAA has signed Academy Award, Tony and BAFTA winning actor Mark Rylance.
    Rylance won his Oscar for the Steven Spielberg-directed Bridge of Spies , and he followed starring in the Christopher Nolan-directed Dunkirk. He recently completed shooting Waiting For The Barbarians , starring opposite Johnny Depp.
    In television, Rylance has twice won the BAFTA Award for Best Actor, first for The Government Inspector and again for Wolf Hall , for which he also received a...
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