READ MORE: Lifetime Films Will Produce Viola Davis and Jennifer Lopez Revenge Saga ‘Lila and Eve’
The synopsis for “Lila and Eve” reads: “A tense and exciting film, ‘Lila and Eve’ is directed by Charles Stone III (‘Drumline’), and tells the story of Lila (Academy Award® Nominee Viola Davis), a grief-stricken mother who, in the aftermath of her son’s murder in a drive-by shooting, attends a support group where she meets Eve (Jennifer 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 violent pursuit of justice, as they work to the top of the chain of drug dealers to avenge the murder of Lila’s son. A bold and provocative take on the morals of American society.”
The film is a Lifetime Films presentation and was written by Pat Gilfillan.