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Viola Davis Shows Oprah How To Get Away With A Big Role In DC's Suicide Squad!

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It looks like Viola Davis is ending her year with a bang as the leader of DC's super villain gang!

The How To Get Away With Murder star has reportedly scored the role of Amanda Waller in Warner Bros' upcoming Suicide Squad movie.

[ Related: Warner Bros Confirms DC's Suicide Squad ​Cast! Will Smith, Margot Robbie, & More! ]

Amanda "The Wall" Waller is a no-nonsense government agent who recruits villains to take on suicide missions — and isn't afraid to get right in Batman's face!

Viola quickly jumped to the front of a small group of high-caliber contenders for the juicy part, including Oprah Winfrey and The Help costar Octavia Spencer.

However, her involvement in the film has not yet been officially announced as Warner Bros must make sure they can shoot around her busy TV schedule.

[Image via ABC/DC Comics.]

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Warner Bros Confirms Suicide Squad Cast! Will Smith! Margot Robbie! Jared Leto! Cara Delevingne! Tom Hardy! Jai Courtney!

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After reports came out Tuesday that the cast for the next big DC superhero super villain movie Suicide Squad was being finalized, Warner Bros wasted NO time making it official!

Not only are Jared Leto and Margot Robbie in as The Joker and Harley Quinn as previously reported, but almost every actor rumored to be circling the film over the past few weeks has landed!

[ Related: Warner Bros. Announces 10 DC Superhero Movies! ]

Will Smith will be playing anti-hero assassin Deadshot, Tom Hardy will be no-nonsense soldier Rick Flag, and Jai Courtney will play Aussie criminal Boomerang.

Interestingly enough, even Cara Delevingne will co-star, though instead of playing Harley Quinn as rumored, she will be taking the role of

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EXCLUSIVE! Viola Davis Talks With Us About How To Get Away With Murder's Success On Variety’s Power Of Women Red Carpet!

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We had so much fun EXCLUSIVELY dishing with the ever talented Viola Davis on Variety's Power Of Women red carpet!

[ Viola Davis' Last 9 Words In Next Week's How To Get Away With Murder Are Going To Leave Us SHOCKED! ]

Viola, one of the event's distinguished honorees, dished on whether or not she anticipated the success of How To Get Away With Murder, and how she'd describe her character, Annalise Keating!

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Viola Davis' Last 9 Words In Next Week's How To Get Away With Murder Are Going To Leave Us SHOCKED! But What Could She Say?!

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***SPOILERS AHEAD IF YOU HAVEN'T SEEN EP. 3***

This week's episode of ABC's hit new series, How To Get Away With Murder was full of twists and turns…

But nothing was more exciting than the promo for next week's episode!

[ Video: Shonda Rhimes & The Ladies Of TGIT Take Over!! ]

In the last few seconds of the network's preview, the announcer proclaimed:

"Your jaw will drop with Viola Davis' LAST 9 WORDS"

So it got us thinking! What COULD she say at the very end of episode 4 that's a game changer??

Is it about her puppy Wes? Lila Stangard's murder? Rebecca the rebel neighbor? Nate?

Ch-ch-check out the 9 words we came up with, and share your thoughts in the comments section (below)!

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Kerry Washington, Ellen Pompeo, & Viola Davis Pressure Shonda Rhimes For Spoilers! Do The Succeed In Getting Some Scandalous, Murderous Deets On The Anatomy Of Their Shows?

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This might be the most adorable promo we've ever seen!

Four powerful females by the names of Kerry Washington, Ellen Pompeo, Viola Davis and Shonda Rhimes joined together to promote a complete Shondaland takeover on Thursday nights this fall…

And it's everything!!

The obviously christened "Shondaland Thursday," is about to dominate ABC with Grey's Anatomy, Scandal and How to Get Away with Murder all airing on the same friggin' day!!

In the extended promo (above) the ladies joke with the TV genius about what she has in store for their characters and more!!

Watch it to get hyped for the official launch on Thursday, September 25 at 8pm!!

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Viola Davis: I Prayed For A Hubby And Got One 3 Weeks Later!

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We are going to start our prayers right now!

Because if what Viola Davis is saying is true, we might have found a way to finally get Zac Efron nekkid in our bedroom!

The actress recently let everyone in on her secret to finding long-lasting love: pray for it.

And apparently it works damn quickly as she prayed to find the man of her dreams and - poof - she had him three weeks later as she revealed their love story:

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Kathy Griffin & Viola Davis Want Mitt Romney To See Book Of Mormon

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Celebs were out in FULL force last night at the El Lay premiere of the Tony award winning Book of Mormon!

Two of our FAVE ladies, sassy Kathy Griffin and the lovely Viola Davis were among the SUPER excited stars to see Trey Parker and Matt Stone's Mormon hate/loving musical.

Both Kathy and Viola were also ready to talk about America's most famous Joseph Smith-lover…. Mr Mitt Romney!

Ch-ch-check out the video (above) to see what the gals had to say about the Republican Presidential Candidate!!

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