Steve McQueen’s Widows gets a pulsating first trailer

Viola Davis and Michelle Rodriguez head up an all-star cast in the director’s female-driven heist thriller.

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Adam Woodward

It feels like an age since the last time Steve McQueen had a new film out. Thankfully, we don’t have to wait too much longer for the British writer/director’s hotly-anticipated fourth feature, Widows.

Penned by McQueen and Gone Girl screenwriter Gillian Flynn, the film is set in present-day Chicago and follows four women who are brought together following their dead husbands’ failed heist attempt. After a period of grieving, they decide to finish the job their fellas started and, judging by this first-look trailer, all hell breaks loose.

Alongside Viola Davis, Michelle Rodriguez, Elizabeth Debicki and Cynthia Erivo in the lead roles, McQueen’s follow-up to his Oscar-sweeping 2013 drama 12 Years a Slave boasts an extraordinary supporting cast of Colin Farrell, Daniel Kaluuya, Garret Dillahunt, Carrie Coon, Jacki Weaver, Jon Bernthal, Robert Duvall and Liam Neeson.

The film is scheduled for release on 9 November, 2018. Check out the first trailer below and share your thoughts with us @LWLies

Published 4 Jun 2018

Tags: Colin Farrell Elizabeth Debicki Garret Dillahunt Gillian Flynn Michelle Rodriguez Steve MCQueen Viola Davis

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