Basically Gloria with Taraji stepping into Gena Rowlands' slingbacks
Fans will see Academy Award® nominee (Best Supporting Actress, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, 2008) and three-time Emmy® Award nominee (Empire) Taraji P. Henson as she's never been seen before in the action-packed gritty crime thriller PROUD MARY on Digital Download July 16 and on DVD July 30 from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. Henson explodes in the title role playing a hit woman working for an organised crime family in Boston. Her life is completely turned around however when she crosses paths with a young boy after a professional hit that goes badly wrong. Billy Brown (How to Get Away with Murder), Jahi Di'Allo Winston (The Upside), Danny Glover (Shooter, Lethal Weapon) and Neal McDonough (Legends of Tomorrow) also star.
Lethal, professional hit-woman Mary (Taraji P. Henson) works for the most notorious crime family in town, headed by Benny (Danny Glover). When Mary shoots a protected mobster in order to save a young boy, she must take on a rogues' gallery of crime figures, from the Russian Mafia to those closest to her, including her former lover. Armed with her wits - and a closet full of guns - Mary must do whatever it takes to be the last woman standing in this energetic and explosive action thriller. Directed by Babak Najafi with a screenplay by John Stuart Newman & Christian Swegal and Steven Antin and a story by John Stuart Newman & Christian Swegal, PROUD MARY was produced by Paul Schiff and Tai Duncan, with Glenn S. Gainor and Taraji P. Henson as executive producers.