Rawson Marshall Thurber is writing and directing Legendary’s 3D action-thriller Skyscraper, while Oscar winner Steve McQueen is directing the female heist movie Widows.
Viola Davis, Michelle Rodriguez, Cynthia Erivo and Moonlight‘s Andre Holland will star in the New Regency film.
Director 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.
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.
The “Gone Girl” writer joins Steve McQueens upcoming thriller.