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Viola Davis To Topline Steve McQueen Heist Thriller “Widows”

viola-davis-excerptDirector Steve McQueen has tapped Academy Award-nominated actress Viola Davis for his adaptation of the heist thriller Widows. The film, which will be based on the 2002 British miniseries about a caper gone wrong, will be co-written by the 12 Years a Slave helmer as well as Gone Girl screenwriter and novelist Gillian Flynn.

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WIDOWS – Laura Bensick (Launch Pad)

Logline: When four women all lose their husbands in one night to mysterious accidents, the seemingly unconnected widows come together to investigate the deaths and prove their innocence. But, in the process of becoming new BFFs over martini hour, come to discover that one of them may be responsible for their husband’s deaths after all.

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Logline: Four armed robbers are killed during a robbery and their surviving widows come together to try to finish the failed job.