New, action-packed trailer for ‘Widows’ finds Viola Davis in charge
“You had no idea, did you? Or did you choose not to know?”
The new trailer for Widows, from Academy Award winner Steve McQueen (12 Years a Slave) ramps up the action and suspense.
Academy Award winner Viola Davis (Fences), Michelle Rodriguez, Elizabeth Debicki, Cynthia Erivo star in the story of four women with nothing in common except a debt left behind by their dead husbands’ criminal activities. Set in contemporary Chicago, amid a time of turmoil, tensions build when Veronica (Davis), Linda (Rodriguez), Alice (Debicki) and Belle (Emmy, Tony and Grammy winner Cynthia Erivo) take their fate into their own hands and conspire to forge a future on their own terms.
Widows also stars Academy Award nominee Liam Neeson, Colin Farrell, Academy Award winner Robert Duvall, Academy Award nominee Daniel Kaluuya, Lukas Haas, Brian Tyree Henry, Garret Dillahunt, Carrie Coon, Academy Award nominee Jacki Weaver, Jon Bernthal, and Manuel Garcia-Rulfo.
Widows is produced by Iain Canning, Emile Sherman, Steve McQueen, and Arnon Milchan with a screenplay by Gillian Flynn & Steve McQueen based on Widows” by Lynda La Plante.
20th Century Fox will release the thriller on November 16th after its world premiere at this September’s Toronto International Film Festival.