Thriller WIDOWS Casts Viola Davis As Star

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New thriller from Steve McQueen Widows has cast Viola Davis as its star.

attends the 87th Annual Academy Awards at Hollywood & Highland Center on February 22, 2015 in Hollywood, California.

The film is based on a British miniseries from 1983 which revolves around a robbery gone wrong the story follows four armed robbers who get killed in a failed heist attempt, leaving their widows to finish the job.

The film will be produced by McQueen, and Iain Canning and Emile Sherman of See-Saw Films, who teamed with McQueen on “Shame” and also produced the best picture Oscar winner The Kings Speech. Film 4 is co-financing with New Regency.