Acclaimed British writer LYNDA LA PLANTE has picked up the movie rights to her hit 1980s TV drama WIDOWS for a new movie.
TV bosses at Thames in Britain, who ran the original series about the wives of four dead gangsters, sold the rights to Disney, who turned the project into a miniseries.
Now La Plante wants to rework the drama for a gritty new film.
Five years after his first stint as hitman Arthur Bishop in The Mechanic, Jason Statham has returned to the role for Mechanic: Resurrection.
In a busy year that has seen John Krasinski star in movies and TV shows, he somehow managed to find the time to direct, produce and star in the new...