Samuel Goldwyn Films acquired North American rights to Lila and Eve, the Charles Stone III-directed drama that stars Viola Davis and Jennifer Lopez. The film premiered at Sundance. Pic will be released later this year. Davis plays a grief stricken mother who, in the aftermath of her son’s drive by shooting murder, bonds with a woman (Lopez) who lost her daughter. Fed up with the futility of the justice system, they become vigilantes who go on a killing spree, working through the chain of drug dealers who killed the young man. Shea Whigham, Julius Tennon, Chris Chalk and Andre Royo also star. CAA repped the filmmakers.
Samuel Goldwyn Acquires N.A. Rights On Viola Davis-Jennifer Lopez Pic ‘Lila And Eve’
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