Also question is, is widows a true story?
Is 'Widows' Based On A True Story? Widows is not based on true events, but it's not an entirely new story, either. The film has got some heavy hitters behind it, as it's directed by 12 Years a Slave helmer Steve McQueen, who co-wrote the script with Gone Girl author Gillian Flynn.
Additionally, what age is Ann Mitchell?
81 years (April 22, 1939)
Are widows remakes?
Widows: the big-haired 80s caper that inspired Steve McQueen. I was 11 years old the first time I watched Lynda La Plante's Widows. Director Steve McQueen, whose remake of La Plante's series starring Viola Davis opens in UK cinemas this week, had a similarly strong response.
Will there be a widows 2?
Widows may not have a sequel in the works, but its success could open a lot of potential doors for the futures of its creators.