Viola Davis To Play Harriet Tubman In HBO Film

Viola Davis

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Viola Davis has been tapped to play Harriet Tubman in the HBO biopic about Harriet Tubman, penned by John Adams and Steven Spielberg’s Amblin TV, reports The HollywoodReporter.

The film is based on Kate Clifford Larson’s book Bound for the Promise Land and will chronicle Harriet Tubman’s involvement in the Underground Railroad.

We’re really excited about HBO’s latest round of projects, especially including their upcoming film “Bessie” starring Queen Latifah.

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