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Viola Davis Will Develop & Star in Harriet Tubman Movie

Viola Davis Will Develop & Star in Harriet Tubman Movie

It has just been announced that Viola Davis is attached to star in an upcoming HBO movie about Harriet Tubman!

The 49-year-old actress would take on the role of the activist “who helped devise a system that allowed hundreds of slaves to escape to freedom via the Underground Railroad.”

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Viola is developing the project, which is based off Kate Clifford Larson‘s biography Bound for the Promise Land, with Amblin TV and writer Kirk Ellis.

The movie could start filming during Viola‘s hiatus from shooting her hit show How to Get Away with Murder next year. Stay tuned for more details!

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