Steve McQueen’s ‘Widows’ To Open London Film Festival

Deadline | 7/12/2018 | Nancy Tartaglione
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Steve McQueen’s Widows has been set as the opening night gala of the BFI London Film Festival which kicks off October 10 in the British capital. From 20th Century Fox, Regency Enterprises and See-Saw Films, the modern-day thriller is co-written by the Oscar-winning director with Gone Girl‘s Gillian Flynn and unites a group of four women with nothing in common except a debt left behind by their dead husbands’ criminal activities. Viola Davis, Michelle Rodriguez, Elizabeth Debicki and Cynthia Erivo star.

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This is billed as the “international premiere” suggesting the movie may debut earlier at one of the fall festivals. The film is based on the eponymous TV series by Lynda La Plante and has McQueen producing together with Iain Canning, Emile Sherman and Arnon Milchan.

Crime, passion and corruption frame the story. After their husbands die, Veronica (Davis), Alice (Debicki), Linda (Rodriguez) and...
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