Posted by | Ray Cornelius 

“How To Get Away With Murder” star Viola Davis will reprise her role as ‘Rose’ in a film adaptation of the August Wilson masterpiece, “Fences.” The star revealed the big news recently during an interview with the New York Times. Interestingly, the show will be directed by her “Fences” co-star Denzel Washington. Both starred in a revival of the show back in 2010 and received Tony Awards for their roles. Davis also mentioned that she and her husband have started a production company with two projects on the way including the Harriett Tubman story for HBO and a biopic about the life of acclaimed congresswoman, Barbara Jordan. []

Check out the official poster below for the new Broadway show, “Shuffle Along” starring Audra McDonald, Billy Porter, Brandon Victor Dixon, Joshua Henry and Brian Stokes Mitchell.  It chronicles the debut of the ground-breaking 1921 musical written by Eubie Blake and Noble Sissle and helped launch the careers of such legendary entertainers Josephine Baker, Adelaide Hall, Florence Mills, and Paul Robeson. According to the poster, tickets go on sale September 12 and opens on April 21, 2016. “Shuffle Along” is directed by George C. Wolfe and choreographed by Savion Glover. [FACEBOOK]

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