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5 items from 2013


World Premiere Of 'The Watsons Go To Birmingham' Tonight (Anika Noni Rose, Wood Harris)

20 September 2013 4:53 PM, PDT | ShadowAndAct | See recent ShadowAndAct news »

Hallmark Channel's The Watsons Go To Birmingham, a Hallmark Channel Original Movie, will World Premiere tonight, Friday, September 20 (8pm Et/Pt, 7C). Produced Tonya Lewis Lee, the upcoming film adaptation of the historical fiction novel of the same name by Christopher Paul Curtis, is directed by Kenny Leon (Lifetime's Steel Magnolias remake). The film's cast includes: Anika Noni RoseDavid Alan GrierSkai JacksonLatanya RichardsonWood Harris, Bryce Jenkins, Pauletta Washington and Harrison Knight. Co-produced by Nikki SilverThe Watsons Go To Birmingham centers on an African »

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'The Watsons Go to Birmingham's' Anika Noni Rose and David Alan Grier revist 1960s segregation

20 September 2013 1:00 PM, PDT | Zap2It - From Inside the Box | See recent Zap2It - From Inside the Box news »

In a summer fraught with hate and strife, the Watsons reacted with love and kindness. They were but one family, and a fictional one at that.

But the Newbery Medal-winning book "The Watsons Go to Birmingham," perfectly captures the drama of the civil rights movement. And Hallmark Channel perfectly captures Christopher Paul Curtis' book in its Friday, Sept. 20, movie.

"The real heartbeat of this movie is love," says Anika Noni Rose ("Dreamgirls," "The Good Wife"). "This family loves each other so hard."

"Wilona loves her husband enough to leave her central unit, her family, and go someplace she does not know or understand," Rose tells Zap2it of her character. "She loves her children enough to uproot them and bring them to another place, which is almost another time."

Using period cars and costumes, director Kenny Leon focuses on the huge issues through the filter of a family. Set in 1963, this opens in Flint, »

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2 New Clips + Pics From 'The Watsons Go To Birmingham' (Anika Noni Rose, Wood Harris)

30 August 2013 1:27 PM, PDT | ShadowAndAct | See recent ShadowAndAct news »

Hallmark Channel's The Watsons Go To Birmingham, a Hallmark Channel Original Movie, will World Premiere on Friday, September 20 (8pm Et/Pt, 7C). Produced Tonya Lewis Lee, the upcoming film adaptation of the historical fiction novel of the same name by Christopher Paul Curtis, is directed by Kenny Leon (Lifetime's Steel Magnolias remake). The film's cast includes: Anika Noni RoseDavid Alan GrierSkai JacksonLatanya RichardsonWood Harris, Bryce Jenkins, Pauletta Washington and Harrison Knight. Co-produced by Nikki SilverThe Watsons Go To Birmingham centers on an African American »

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Trailer & Poster For 'The Watsons Go To Birmingham' (Anika Noni Rose, Wood Harris)

18 July 2013 3:36 PM, PDT | ShadowAndAct | See recent ShadowAndAct news »

Hallmark Channel has announced that The Watsons Go To Birmingham, a Hallmark Channel Original Movie, will World Premiere on Friday, September 20 (8pm Et/Pt, 7C). Produced Tonya Lewis Lee, the upcoming film adaptation of the historical fiction novel of the same name by Christopher Paul Curtis, is directed by Kenny Leon (Lifetime's Steel Magnolias remake). The film's cast includes: Anika Noni RoseDavid Alan GrierSkai JacksonLatanya RichardsonWood Harris, Bryce Jenkins, Pauletta Washington and Harrison Knight. Co-produced by Nikki SilverThe Watsons Go To Birmingham centers on an »

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Official First Look Images At 'Watsons Go To Birmingham' Film Adaptation

7 May 2013 7:49 AM, PDT | ShadowAndAct | See recent ShadowAndAct news »

Here's your first look at producer Tonya Lewis Lee's upcoming film adaptation of historical fiction novel, The Watsons Go To Birmingham, which Kenny Leon (Lifetime's Steel Magnolias remake) is directing currently. The film's cast includes: Anika Noni RoseDavid Alan GrierSkai JacksonLatanya RichardsonWood Harris, Bryce Jenkins, Pauletta Washington and Harrison Knight. Co-produced by Nikki SilverThe Watsons Go To Birmingham adapts Christopher Paul Curtis' 1995 novel which centers on an African American family living in the town of Flint, Michigan, who visit their »

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