'Red Widow': ABC's new drama offers a criminal take on motherhood

The Gospel of Matthew quotes Jesus as saying, in part, "All those who take up the sword shall perish by the sword."But sometimes it's not so much a matter of taking up the sword as being taken up by it, in the form of circumstances beyond your control.On Sunday, March 3, ABC premieres "Red Widow," executive produced and written by Melissa Rosenberg ("Dexter," the "Twilight" films) and adapted from the Dutch series "Penoza."Radha Mitchell stars as Marta Walraven, a stay-at-home mom in Marin County, just north of San Francisco. She loves her three children, her husband, Evan (Anson Mount, "Hell on Wheels"), and the life he has built for them. But there's a rub -- this domestic bliss comes from what Marta believes is Evan's illegal trade in marijuana.It's not a completely unfamiliar situation for Marta, since she is the daughter of Russian gangster Andrei Petrov (Rade Serbedzija). She and her sister, Kat (Jaime Ray...



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