Maggie Gyllenhaal Talks “Won’t Back Down” & Viola Davis with VIBETV

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Krystal Holmes / September 28, 2012

Actress Maggie Gyllenhaal brings her motherly traits to the big screen as Jamie Fitzpatrick in the film Won’t Back Down. In the film Gyllenhaal plays a mother who is tired of seeing her child fail. As a result she takes a stand and with the help of a teacher (Viola Davis) they take over and reform a Pittsburgh school. VIBE caught up with the star to discuss what it was like working with Viola and what she thinks this film will do for society.

Check out the interview below!





Won’t Back Down hits theaters today!