In the psychological thriller Lila and Eve, single mother Lila (Viola Davis) is grieving the death — the murder — of her son who was shot in a drive-by. At a support group for bereaved mothers, Lila meets Eve (Jennifer Lopez) who becomes Lila’s mentor. When Lila isn’t satisfied with the progress by the police, particularly from Detective Holliston, she and Eve take matters into their own hands.
Detective Holliston is portrayed by Shea Whigham. He’s best known for his roles on Agent Carter (Roger Dooley), Boardwalk Empire (Elias ‘Eli’ Thompson), and True Detective (Joel Theriot). Whigham is also recognized for his roles in the films The Wolf of Wall Street (Captain Ted Beecham), American Hustle (Carl Elway), Fast & Furious 6 (Stasiak), Silver Linings Playbook (Jake), and Savages (Chad). Whigham is currently filming Kong: Skull Island with Samuel L. Jackson, Tom Hiddleston and Brie Larson. Lila and Eve will premiere on Lifetime on January 30 at 8pm. It will air again on January 31 at 12am and 9pm, and February 1 at 1am.