Kerry Washington To Star In Thriller ‘The Perfect Mother’
Kerry Washington has snagged another leading role. TriStar has preemptively acquired rights to The Perfect Mother, a thriller novel by Aimee Molloy. The Scandal actress will reportedly star in the film, and also produce through her Simpson Street banner.
The novel revolves around a Brooklyn group called May Mothers, a group of moms who meet up to socialize and relish a couple hours away from their babies. The evening takes a tragic turn when Winnie, the single mother of the group, learns that her 6-week-old son, Midas, has been abducted from his crib. Over the course of 13 days, three new moms go to increasingly desperate lengths to find Midas alive. In the process, damaging secrets are revealed, marriages are tested, and friendships are created and destroyed.
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