Viola Davis, currently on screen The Woman KingHe has come on board to act and produce G20An action thriller from Amazon Studios and MRC Film.
Directed by Patricia Riggen 33 And A miracle from heavenShe is set to direct the feature alongside her partners Davis and Julius Tennon at Juvey Productions, with Mad Chance’s Andrew Lazar joining as a producer.
Script, Noah and Logan Miller (White Boy Rick), with revisions by Caitlin Parrish and Erica Weiss (red lion), set at the G20 summit, which has been overtaken by terrorists. Davis plays Taylor Sutton, an American president who must bring all his statesmanship and military experience to bear to save his family, his fellow leaders, and the world.
“Viola is truly a one-of-a-kind talent both in front of and behind the camera, and we can’t wait to bring the dynamic character of President Sutton to life,” Julie Rapaport, head of movies at Amazon Studios, said in a statement.
“We can’t wait to see Viola bring her unparalleled energy, depth and humor to this fun, popcorn movie,” MRC Film co-chairs Bry Adler and Jonathan Golfman said in a statement. “In Patricia, we have the perfect director to balance an underlying character story with a satisfying genre film.”
G20 Developed with MRC film. An Amazon Original movie premieres on Prime Video in more than 240 countries and territories worldwide.
In addition to toplining The Woman KingDavis can currently be seen in a guest role on New Lines Black Adam, reprising her role as shady government operative Amanda Waller. He also played that role on the HBO Max hit negotiator series earlier this year.
The actress won an Oscar for her performance in 2016 the fencesCurrently shooting is going on The Hunger Games Prelude Ballad of songbirds and snakes and represented by CAA and Lasher Group.