Steve McQueen to Direct “Widows” Remake

“12 Years A Slave” and “Shame” director Steve McQueen will reunite with New Regency for a remake of Lynda La Plante’s famed 1980s UK series “Widows”.

The story follows the wives of four armed robbers who come together to finish a robbery after their spouses are killed.

McQueen will direct, write and produce the feature which aims to begin pre-production around year’s end. Iain Canning and Emile Sherman will produce.

Source: Screen