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Don't Mess With Jennifer Lopez in Her Latest Roles

Jennifer Lopez gets intense as she wields a gun on the set of her upcoming television series Shades of Blues on Thursday (July 16) in New York City.

In the show, the 45-year-old entertainer plays a single mom who works undercover for the FBI on an anti-corruption task force unit.

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But that isn’t the only rough and tough role JLo has in the works.

In Jennifer‘s latest film Lila and Eve, she plays Eve, a mother who has recently lost her daughter. She befriends Lila, a fellow grief-stricken mother, portrayed by Viola Davis, whose son was murdered. When the police fail to solve the crime, the duo seek justice for the murder by tracking down the boy’s killers. The two women soon embark on a violent pursuit to avenge the murder of Lila’s son.

Lila and Eva is in theaters now. Check out the trailer below…

Lila and Eve Movie Trailer

10+ pictures inside of Jennifer Lopez on set in New York…

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'Suicide Squad' Trailer from Comic-Con Officially Released - Watch Now!

Warner Bros has officially released the Suicide Squad footage that was shown during the studio’s 2015 Comic-Con panel.

During the panel presentation over the weekend, someone recorded the footage and posted a poor quality version online that has been circulating ever since.

Jared Leto, Will Smith, Joel Kinnaman, Margot Robbie, Cara Delevingne, Jai Courtney, Viola Davis, Jay Hernandez, Karen Fukuhara, Adam Beach, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje all star in the film, which will be released on August 5, 2016!

“Warner Bros. Pictures and our anti-piracy team have worked tirelessly over the last 48 hours to contain the Suicide Squad footage that was pirated from Hall H on Saturday. We have been unable to achieve that goal. Today we will release the same footage that has been illegally circulating on the web, in the form it was created and high quality with which it was intended to be enjoyed. We regret this decision as it was our intention to keep the footage as a unique experience for the Comic Con crowd, but we cannot continue to allow the film to be represented by the poor quality of the pirated footage stolen from our presentation,” Sue Kroll, president of Worldwide Marketing and International Distribution said in a statement.

Watch the full trailer below!

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'Suicide Squad' Cast Surprises at Comic-Con Sans Jared Leto

The cast of Suicide Squad poses for photos while attending the Warner Bros. panel held during 2015 Comic-Con on Saturday (July 11) at the convention center in San Diego, Calif.

Will Smith, Joel Kinnaman, Margot Robbie, Cara Delevingne, Jai Courtney, Viola Davis, Jay Hernandez, Karen Fukuhara, Adam Beach, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, and director David Ayer all were in attendance as a big surprise to the crowd.

Noticeably absent was Jared Leto, who plays The Joker and was seen the day before roaming New York City in new candid photos.

The first-ever footage from Suicide Squad debuted during the panel and it ended with Jared‘s character saying, “I’m not gonna kill ya, I’m just gonna hurt ya really, really bad.”

FYI: Cara is wearing a Zuhair Murad top and skirt, Saint Laurent shoes, and Melinda Maria jewelry. Margot is wearing a Camilla and Marc top and pants.

15+ pictures inside of the Suicide Squad cast at Comic-Con… More Here! »

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Taraji P. Henson, Viola Davis & Emmy Contenders Talk Race, Sexism, Aging in Hollywood

Six Emmy contenders Taraji P. Henson, Viola Davis, Lizzy Caplan, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Jessica Lange, and Ruth Wilson take the cover of The Hollywood Reporter‘s latest issue, hitting stands this week. They speak candidly during a roundtable about race, sexism, aging, nudity and typecasting.

Viola on what most appealed to her and scared her about playing the lead in a Shonda Rhimes drama (How To Get Away With Murder): There was absolutely no precedent for it. I had never seen a 49-year-old, dark-skinned woman who is not a size 2 be a sexualized role in TV or film. I’m a sexual woman, but nothing in my career has ever identified me as a sexualized woman. I was the prototype of the “mommified” role. Then all of a sudden, this part came, and fear would be an understatement. When I saw myself for the first time in the pilot episode, I was mortified. I saw the fake eyelashes and, “Are you kidding me? Who is going to believe this?” And then I thought: “OK, this is your moment to not typecast yourself, to play a woman who is sexualized and do your investigative work to find out who this woman is and put a real woman on TV who’s smack-dab in the midst of this pop fiction.

Maggie on a specific point in her career when she felt the bravest: I had a rape scene in The Honorable Woman where it was clearly written that she’d be saying, “No, no, please, no,” right away. But I wanted her to be complicit and wanting it; the darkest, most painful sex, right up until the point it turned into rape. I wanted her to want something she knew she shouldn’t want. I can sometimes tell when actors fought an ordinary approach to a scene, and I’m so glad they did because it tells a better story.

Lizzy on if it’s tough to do a lot of nudity on Masters of Sex: I was more afraid of doing nudity on [HBO’s] True Blood. It got easier after that, but I’m not ever 100 percent comfortable. There was a scene last season where I take my robe off, I’m naked and then transition into locked-eye [with Michael Sheen’s character], full-on masturbation from beginning to end. We have a female showrunner who considers herself a prude, so the sex scenes always move the story forward. But I remember being in my trailer before that scene and thinking for the first time since the show started: “I really don’t want to go out there and do this.”

Watch the video of the roundtable at HollywoodReporter.com. Pics below!

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Viola Davis Avoids The 'Sexy' Label With 'How To Get Away With Murder' Character Annalise Keating

Viola Davis brings a pop of color with her bright dress to the How To Get Away With Murder ATAS event held at Sunset Gower Studios on Thursday evening (May 28) in Hollywood.

The 49-year-old actress was joined by her co-stars Alfred Enoch, Marcia Gay Harden, Tom Verica, Billy Brown, Charlie Weber, and Karla Souza, along with director Debbie Allen, and executive producers Bill D’Elia, Peter Nowalk and Betsy Beers.

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“I chose to remove the word ‘sexy’ from my vocabulary and I replace it with ‘sexual,’” Viola explained during the event about not labeling her character Annalise as sexy.

She added, “I try to be very aware as an actor, when I am doing sexual scenes, to not to be so self-conscious about making it look good because, for everyone that’s had sex, it’s not cute. But how do you play not cute sex on network TV? It’s very uncomfortable.”

FYI: Karla is wearing a kate spade new york romper.

50+ pictures inside of the How To Get Away With Murder cast… More Here! »

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Viola Davis Teases Season Two of 'How To Get Away With Murder' with Cicely Tyson!

Viola Davis is all smiles as she attends her L.A. Times Envelope Screening for her hit show How To Get Away With Murder held at ArcLight Sherman Oaks on Tuesday (May 26) in Sherman Oaks, Calif.

The 49-year-old actress was joined by creator/executive producer Peter Nowalk, as well as her co-star Cicely Tyson, who is set to have a guest role in season two of the show.

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Season two of How To Get Away With Murder is set to return with the same 15-episode order as the first season this Fall – We can’t wait!!

10+ pictures inside of Viola Davis and others at the special screening… More Here! »

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Kerry Washington Has Tons of Love For Viola Davis at Disney International Upfronts

Kerry Washington shows off her legs while hitting the Disney Media Distribution International Upfronts at Walt Disney Studios on Sunday (May 17) in Burbank, Calif.

The 38-year-old actress was joined by Viola Davis, Priyanka Chopra, John Stamos, and Guillermo Diaz.

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Alison Pill, Erika Christensen, Hayley Atwell, Mirelle Enos, and Don Johnson were also spotted walking the purple carpet at the event.

“Some #TGIT gals. #InternationalUpfronts So much love,” Kerry wrote on Instagram with a pic of herself with Shonda Rhimes and Viola.

FYI: Priyanka is wearing a Monique Lhuillier dress, Christian Louboutin shoes, Edie Parker clutch, Jacob & Co. ring, and Alex Mika earrings. Kerry is wearing an Alexander Lewis dress, Le Silla shoes and EFFY Jewelry earrings. Viola is wearing a Carmen Marc Valvo dress. Erika is wearing a Boohoo clutch.

35+ pictures inside of Kerry Washington and Viola Davis at the Disney Media Distribution International Upfronts… More Here! »

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