Viola Davis Set As Lead For Film TROUPE ZERO

attends the 87th Annual Academy Awards at Hollywood & Highland Center on February 22, 2015 in Hollywood, California.

Viola Davis is set to star in Amazon Studios film Troupe Zero.

The film is set to be directed by Bert & Bertie from a script by Lucy Alibar. Todd Black will produce the film which hasn’t released any plot details or provided a shooting schedule currently.

Davis is an Oscar winning actress picking up the award for Fences as well as Emmy and SAG awards for her starring role in How To Get Away With Murder.

Davis has become a heavy-hitter behind the scenes with her production company JuVee Productions, which she co-created with her husband, Julius Tennon. The company is currently developing a handful of films, including a movie adaptation of Rachel Lloyd’s critically acclaimed novel “Girl’s Like Us.”