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ZEE5 all set for remake of popular series ‘Black Widows’

The series is said to be a darkly comic story of three best friends who try to kill their husbands.

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Zee5 is all set for the remake of the popular series “Black Widows”.

As being reported, the streamer has struck a deal with NENT Studios UK in June to develop two 12-episode seasons of the series, which is based on the Finnish drama of the same name.

To be directed by Birsa Dasgupta, this new version is going to be the eighth international remake following versions in Ukraine, Estonia, Lithuania, the Middle East, Mexico, Scandinavia, and the Czech Republic.

The series is said to be a darkly comic story of three best friends who try to kill their husbands.

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According to the remake’s original synopsis, “It doesn’t all quite go to plan; one of the men survives and looks set on revenge. The women’s friendship and mutual trust are then put to the test as their lives get even more complicated, and they do what they can to stay alive”.

As per the Zee5 announcement, actors Mona Singh, Swastika Mukherjee, and Shamita Shetty have been roped in for the titular role.

It will also feature Sharad Kelkar, Raima Sen, Parambrata Chattopadhyay, Aamir Ali, and Sabyasachi Chakraborty.

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