Viola Davis' 'WIDOWS' Casting Call for African American Women

Viola Davis Widows Casting

Viola Davis at the 89th Annual Academy Awards - Press Room held at the Hollywood and Highland Center in Hollywood, USA on February 26, 2017. (Tinseltown /

Widows starring Viola Davis is now casting African American women and gun professionals in Chicago, Illinois.

Casting directors are now casting background actors to work on scenes in the new movie. Producers are currently looking for people who have experience shooting guns and African-American women between the ages of 70 to 85 years old. Filming will take place this May through July in Chicago, Illinois.

About Widows:

Viola Davis will star in Steve McQueen’s upcoming heist thriller “Widows” for New Regency. “Gone Girl” screenwriter and novelist Gillian Flynn is on board to pen the script with McQueen. Based on the 1983 British miniseries about a caper gone wrong, the story follows four armed robbers who get killed in a failed heist attempt, leaving their widows to finish the job. To audition for a role in the upcoming feature film, check out the casting call breakdown below.

Widows Casting Call

CASTING CALL - WIDOWS Filming May - July in Chicago Looking for the following roles: SHOOTING RANGE PATRONS (must have experience shooting guns) AFRICAN AMERICAN WOMEN age 70 - 85 Please email [email protected] using the subject [EXTRA - (insert role you are applying for)> Please include your name, email, phone, zip code, height, weight, and 2 recent photos. What do you think? Discuss this story with fellow Project Casting fans on Facebook. On Twitter, follow us at @projectcasting.

If you are not local and/or do not fit the description, do not apply