Lifetime is gearing up for an upcoming original movie about the short and tragic rise to fame for R&B star Aaliyah, and they didnít have to look very far to find their star. Pop musician and child star Zendaya has been tapped to take the lead in Aaliyah: Princess of R&B, which is set to air later this year.
Lifetime has unveiled a pretty intriguing sneak preview of their futuristic new series The Lottery. The story for this drama is set in 2025, in a dystopian future where a global fertility crisis is underway. For some mysterious reason, women are unable to give birth. Now, one hundred viable embryos have been created and are ready to be implanted. A national lottery is held to determine who will carry them.
Nicholas Sparks is best known for his celebrated novels, many of which have been adapted into feature films, but his upcoming endeavor doesn't involve a book, nor a feature film for that matter. Lifetime announced today that they've set the date for Deliverance Creek, a TV movie that will mark Sparks' TV debut as a producer. The period drama is described as a revenge story and will star Lauren Ambrose, with "special guest star" Skeet Ulrich.
Lifetime aired their Flowers in the Attic followup Petals on the Wind last night, in all its steamy, fiery melodramatic glory. Is there more where that came from? It would appear so. Lifetime is developing not one but two more sequels to follow Petals on the Wind, based on the two novels that Andrews wrote to close out the series, If There Be Thorns and Seeds of Yesterday.
Petals on the Wind airs tonight! If you're a fan of V.C. Andrews Flowers in the Attic/Dollanganger series, this TV movie has been a long time coming. And those who tuned in earlier this year for Flowers in the Attic are likely wondering what happened next. Petals on the Wind answers that question, and then some!
The countdown to Lifetime's Flowers in the Attic sequel movie Petals on the Wind is just days away at this point. Lifetime has released a dramatic new trailer, titled "Seduction," which gives fans of the movie and V.C. Andrews' series a novel a glimpse of the drama that awaits for Cathy and her siblings.
Angela Bassett's better known as an actor than she is as a director, but it looks like she'll be taking some time out from in front of the camera to helm a TV movie based on the life of Whitney Houston. Lifetime announced plans today for an original movie, tentatively titled Whitney Houston, which will be directed by Houston's Waiting to Exhale co-star Angela Bassett.
So it should surprise exactly no one that Lifetime is getting into the classic horror game with former The Walking Dead showrunner for Ė get this Ė Damien, a sequel of sorts to Richard Donnerís devilish 1976 thriller The Omen which apparently has nothing to do with Don Taylorís 1978 sequel Damien: Omen II.
Ok, V.C. Andrews fans. We've been waiting for decades to see Petals on the Wind adapted for the screen. So how does Lifetime's TV movie measure up? I've seen it, and I'm going to be as honest as possible with you here: there's good news and there's not-so-good news.
Following up on the dramatic teaser for Lifetime's Flowers in the Attic followup Petals on the Wind, Lifetime has offered up some very fittingly floral character posters, which merge the viney look of the Flowers in the Attic and Petals on the Wind promotional content with a bit of 70s glamour.
The Sisterhood will follow five Catholic women as they try to decide whether or not they want to change their lives forever by becoming nuns, an interesting concept that adds purpose to more casual unscripted material. It also seems to be a show where the point is literally making people try to figure out how faithful they can allow themselves to be.
We now have our first look at Lifetime's upcoming Flowers in the Attic followup, Petals on the Wind. The trailer for the TV movie begins by reminding us of the dark events that transpired in the first film, which aired earlier this year, after which we see what's ahead for Cathy and Chris a decade later. For those who've read the V.C. Andrews series, not all of the scenes glimpsed in the second half of the trailer should be familiar.
Following word that Lifetime plans to air the Flowers in the Attic sequel Petals on the Wind this Memorial Day weekend, the network has released an official synopsis that gives us a better idea of the plot of the TV movie. Even if you've read the book, this description's worth a look as it clues us in to the timeline changes the followup is making, likely for the sake of condensing the story.
We have our first look at the Flowers in the Attic sequel in development at Lifetime, and from these Petals on the Wind character photos, it looks like the followup may be aiming to get one major thing right. Cathy is a dancer! What's more, the TV movie now has a premiere date and it's not so far away! Petals on the Wind will air on Lifetime on Monday, May 26.
Lifetime's Flowers in the Attic sequel Petals on the Wind has found its new Cathy Dollanganger, and fittingly enough, she's a Rose! Taking over the starring role from Mad Men's Kiernan Shipka, who starred in the 2013 TV movie based on VC Andrews' novel, is Rose McIver, whose recent credits include the part of Tinker Bell in Once Upon a Time and Vivian Scully in Showtime's Masters of Sex.