Viola Davis to star as Harriet Tubman in an upcoming HBO film.
'How to Get Away with Murder's leading lady, Viola Davis, will portray Harriety Tubman in a new HBO biopic. The upcoming HBO biopic will be based on Kate Clifford Larson's book ;Bound for the Promise Land.' The new movie will center around Harriet Tubman's courageous acts leading slaves to freedom through the Underground Railroad and later fighting with the Union during the Civil War.
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Viola Davis has just finished working on the ABC hit drama 'How to Get Away With Murder'. Prior to filming 'How to Get Away With Murder', Davis filmed 'Lila & Eve' alongside Jennifer Lopez in Atlanta, Georgia.
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