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Watch: Viola Davis and Jennifer Lopez Seek Revenge in ‘Lila and Eve’ Trailer

Watch: Viola Davis and Jennifer Lopez Seek Revenge in 'Lila and Eve' Trailer

READ MORE: Lifetime Films Will Produce Viola Davis and Jennifer Lopez Revenge Saga ‘Lila and Eve’

Viola Davis and Jennifer Lopez, who last acted onscreen together in 1998’s “Out of Sight,” reunite for revenge thriller “Lila and Eve,” which closed the 2015 Sundance Film Festival. Prior to its theatrical opening and on demand release on July 17, Samuel Goldwyn Films has released the first trailer for the film. 

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.

READ MORE: Sundance Curiosities: Jennifer Lopez-Viola Davis Starrer ‘Lila & Eve’ May Spark Controversy

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