Movie News

Remember when JLo didn’t do Lifetime telemovies?

Remember when JLo didn’t do Lifetime telemovies?

Viola Davis and Jennifer Lopez are now on set for Lifetime’s independent feature “Lila and Eve”. The film has been described as two mothers, whose children were gunned down in a drive-by shooting, teaming up to avenge their deaths after local authorities fail to take action. Or, as a recent casting call put it, “Thelma and Louise” meets “Fight Club”.

From the press release:

“Directed by Film Independent Spirit Award nominee Charles Stone III (“Drumline”, “Crazy Sexy Cool: The TLC Story”), Lila and Eve tells the story of a grief stricken mother (Davis), who in the aftermath of her son’s murder in a drive-by shooting, attends a support group where she meets Eve (Lopez), who has lost her daughter. When Lila hits numerous roadblocks from the police in bringing justice for her son’s slaying, Eve urges Lila to take matters into her own hands to track down her son’s killers. The two women soon embark on a killing spree of their own, as they work to the top of the chain of drug dealers to avenge the murder of Lila’s son. Screen Actors Guild Award winner Shea Whigham (“American Hustle”, “Boardwalk Empire”) also stars as Detective Holliston, who is investigating Lila and Eve’s crimes.”

The pic is slated for a late 2014/early 2015 festival premiere.

Share this story!Share on FacebookShare on TumblrShare on StumbleUponTweet about this on TwitterEmail this to someoneShare on Google+Pin on PinterestDigg thisBuffer this pagePrint this pageShare on LinkedIn
(Visited 2 times, 2 visits today)
Movie News

Suzannah Pearce co-hosted Video Underground with Clint Morris for Melbourne TV. They reunite years later on Moviehole, with Pearce as a critic, news contributor and interviewer.

More in Movie News

salmankhan

Stallone wants Khan in Expendables 4

Caffeinated ClintMay 24, 2015
harleyquinn

How Suicide Squad changed an Arrow storyline

Caffeinated ClintMay 24, 2015
mad-max-fury-road-tom-hardy2_zps92a03850

Care to watch a black-and-white version of Mad Max : Fury Road?

Editorial StaffMay 24, 2015
aliciavikander

Vikander may be new Bourne girl

Caffeinated ClintMay 24, 2015
ridleyscott

First look : Ridley Scott’s The Martian

Caffeinated ClintMay 24, 2015
HANNIBAL -- "Mizumono" Episode 213 -- Pictured: Mads Mikkelsen as Hannibal Lecter -- (Photo by: Brooke Palmer/NBC)

Preview look at Hannibal season three

Ashleigh DaviesMay 24, 2015
mission-impossible-rogue-nation-hunt-hostage_1920.0

Mission : Impossible 6 in development

Caffeinated ClintMay 24, 2015
twinpeaks

Twin Peaks episode count doubled!

Caffeinated ClintMay 24, 2015
now-you-see-me2-exclusive

Now You See Me 3 is in the works at Lionsgate

Ashleigh DaviesMay 23, 2015