Viola Davis is one of the greatest living actresses of all time. Her passionate and powerful performances have made her one of the most dependable and celebrated women in Hollywood. After several decades in the business, the legend is showing zero signs of slowing down. As first reported by Deadline, Davis is in talks to star in a new drama in the works at Amazon titled Two Butterflies.
Strong Island‘s Yance Ford will direct the feature based on an original idea and script by Evan Dodson (Terms of Endearment). Moreover, Davis will serve as an executive producer alongside her husband Julius Tennon. Rob Hardy (Stomp The Yard) is also on board to produce.
Per the initial report, Two Butterflies follows two estranged sisters. After losing touch following a tragic life event, the two must reunite when one sister is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s. However, the reunion is far from pleasant as the other sister decides to move the newly-diagnosed sister into a treatment facility.
Viola Davis recently reprises her role as Amanda Waller in James Gunn’s The Suicide Squad. Moreover, appeared alongside the late Chadwick Boseman in George C. Wolfe’s big-screen adaptation of August Wilson’s award-winning play Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom. Up next, Davis joins John Boyega and Lashana Lynch in the upcoming in Gina Prince-Bythewood’s The Woman King. Additionally, Davis will portray First Lady Michelle Obama in the upcoming Showtime series The First Lady.
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