What is Proud Mary 2018 About?

Proud Mary is a 2018 film directed by Babak Najafi, written by John S. Newman and Christian Swegal.

Proud Mary is a 2018 American action thriller film directed by Babak Najafi, from a screenplay written by John S. Newman and Christian Swegal. The film stars Taraji P. Henson, Billy Brown, Danny Glover, Neal McDonough, Xander Berkeley, and Margaret Avery, and follows an assassin who must look after a young teen boy after a hit job goes wrong. It was released by Screen Gems on January 12, 2018.


Mary is a successful hitwoman working for an organized crime family in Boston. However, her life is completely shifted when she meets a young boy whose path she crosses when a professional hit goes wrong and she leaves the boy orphaned.


  • Taraji P. Henson as Mary Goodwin
  • Billy Brown as Tom
  • Danny Glover as Benny
  • Neal McDonough as Walter
  • Xander Berkeley as Uncle
  • Margaret Avery as Mina
  • Jahi Di’Allo Winston as Danny, the young boy
  • Rade Serbedzija as Luka”