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Tony Winner Cynthia Erivo Lands Her First Major Movie Role!

Tony Winner Cynthia Erivo Lands Her First Major Movie Role!

Cynthia Erivo has some exciting news – she just landed her first big movie role and she’ll star alongside Viola Davis in an upcoming heist thriller!

The Tony-winning actress broke out onto the scene with her role in Broadway’s The Color Purple and she’ll perform in the show until closing on January 8.

Cynthia will star with Viola in Widows, the new movie from Oscar-winning filmmaker Steve McQueen.

The movie will be written by Gone Girl‘s Gillian Flynn and it follows “follows four armed robbers who are killed in a failed heist attempt, leaving their widows to finish the job,” according to Variety.

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