WEEK IN WOMEN: Viola Davis Inks Deal with Amazon –Brandy McDonnell reports

Amazon Studios has signed an exclusive first look feature production deal with Viola Davis and Julius Tennon’s JuVee Productions. The deal puts the streaming service in business with one of the most acclaimed and honored actresses of her generation. Davis has been working with Amazon on the upcoming comedy Troupe Zero, which co-stars Allison Janney and Jim Gaffigan.

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WEEK IN WOMEN: Julia Roberts talks BEN IS BACK, Motherhood and #MeToo – Brandy McDonnell reports

Julia Roberts, mother of three, is earning praise for two standout performances this fall in Ben is Back,now in theaters, and in her first foray into television in Amazon’s acclaimed conspiracy thriller Homecoming, where she stars as a government-sponsored caseworker counseling soldiers back into civilian life.

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