When Viola Davis first read Kathryn Stockett's bestselling novel "The Help," about African-American maids in early-1960s Mississippi, she recognized Aibileen Clark, the character she would eventually…
When it came to playing forthright housemaid Minny Jackson in "The Help," Octavia Spencer had the say-it-like-it-is parts down, since the Montgomery, Ala., native's personality inspired author…
Montgomery, Ala., native Octavia Spencer knows she gets laughs in "The Help," but doesn't see the tempestuous, Jim Crow-era maid Minny as being so comedically self-aware.
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For actress Emma Stone, one of the most exciting things about being in "The Help" has been getting the morning email update from the film's production company, and then waiting for co-star Octavia…
A stirring black-empowerment tale that personalizes the civil rights movement through the testimony of domestic servants working in Jackson, Miss., circa 1963.
British thesp David Oyelowo has joined DreamWorks' "The Help."
DreamWorks Studios is courting Emma Stone to play one of the lead roles in the bigscreen adaptation of Kathryn Stockett's best-selling tome "The Help."