Tate Taylor and Octavia Spencer reunite for “Ma”

The duo previously worked together on “The Help” which earned Spencer her first Oscar.

Ma movieIn “Ma,”Oscar winner Octavia Spencer stars as Sue Ann, a loner who becomes obsessed by a new teenager in town when she sees the chance to make some unsuspecting, if younger, friends of her own.

Set in Ohio, “Ma” also stars Juliette Lewis (“August: Osage County”) as Maggie’s mom, Luke Evans (“Beauty and the Beast”) as a local dad, Missi Pyle (“Gone Girl”) as his girlfriend.

Directed by Tate Taylor, (“The Help” and “Get On Up”), and  produced by Jason Blum (“Get Out”) it’s a thriller anchored by a daring and unexpected performance from Spencer, one of the most powerful actors of her generation.

Taylor and Spencer previously worked together on “The Help” which earned Spencer a BAFTA for Best Supporting Actress and the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for the same performance; it was her first Oscar nomination and first win.

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