‘How to Get Away’ star Billy Brown joins Taraji P. Henson in ‘Proud Mary’

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Billy Brown is set to star alongside Taraji P. Henson in the upcoming Screen Gems thriller Proud Mary.

Henson will reportedly be playing the role of a hit woman whose maternal instincts are awakened when she meets a young boy. However, Brown’s role in the film is not yet known.

Production is expected to begin on the project in April, with filming to take place in Boston.

The film will be directed by Babak Najafi, with John Stewart Newman and Christian Swegal writing the script and Paul Schiff and Tai Duncan set to produce.