20th Century Fox’s “Widows” will have sneak previews nationwide on November 26 and 27. The intense heist movie starring a staggering , impressive cast composed of Viola Davis, Cynthia Erivo, Michelle Rodriguez, Elizabeth Debicki, Colin Farrell, Robert Duvall, Jon Bernthal, Brian Tyree Henry, Daniel Kaluuya, Garrett Dillahunt, Carrie Coon, Jacki Weaver, Manuel Garcia-Rulfo and Liam Neeson puts women at the core of this gripping crime caper set in a ruthless reality.
The filmmakers assembled an impressive cast of actors for the film. Director/writer McQueen says it was very important to make his cast feel comfortable and at-home, so to speak. “It’s very simple: they’re all great actors and you need to create an environment in which they feel safe to experiment and explore. That’s what I hope I provide actors, a safe space to fall on their faces, brush themselves off and try again in search of some kind of truth.”
Currently enjoying rave reviews from early previews, “Widows” brings together female major leads playing bereaved women when a police shootout leaves their husbands dead during an explosive armed robbery attempt in Chicago. Their widows — Veronica, Linda and Alice — have nothing in common except a debt they left behind from criminal activities. Hoping to forge a future on their own terms, Veronica joins forces with the other widows to pull off a heist that her husband was planning.
Opening soon across Philippine cinemas, “Widows” opens December 5, rated R-16 by the MTRCB.