Posted by | Ray Cornelius 

How to Get Away with Murder star Viola Davis is teaming up with American Idol  judge Jennifer Lopez for a new drama titled, Lila & Eve.

The film is being described as two distraught mothers, whose children were gunned down in a drive-by, team up to avenge their deaths after local authorities fail to take action.  Rounding out the cast is Shea Whigham, Julius Tennon, Aml Ameen, Andre Royo and Yolonda Ross. In addition to starring in the film, Davis is also the executive producer.

Lila & Eve  is directed by Film Independent Spirit Award nominee Charles Stone III. 

Watch the trailer below:

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Lila & Eve hits theaters July 17

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