Tag Archives: Lifetime

Cher To Star In Lifetime Movie About Flint Water Crisis

From the Hollywood Reporter: Cher is headed for Lifetime. The iconic singer-actress has been tapped to star in Flint, a TV movie based on the Flint, Mich., water crisis, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed. Craig Zadan, Neil Meron and Katie Couric will executive produce, alongside Cher. Bruce Beresford will direct the movie from Sony Pictures Television. Barbara Stepansky will pen …

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TRAILER: Beaches Remake Starring Idina Menzel

Billboard reports: Lifetime has finally unleashed the first trailer for its remake of the 1988 weepy melodrama Beaches starring Idina Menzel as C.C. and Nia Long as Hillary. In the clip the pair meet as children and pose in a photo booth before we see them as adults, with Menzel taking on the role of an aspiring singer originally played …

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TRAILER: Steel Magnolias Remake

Lifetime’s all-black version appears to be an almost line-for-line remake of the original. The producers seem to be expecting big viewership from the gays: “We believe the movie is about community … and it’s a community of all types who fit together by a commonality of family. Very much like the gay community. We think that there are a lot …

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All-Black Steel Magnolias Announced

Lifetime has announced that they will remake Steel Magnolias with an all-black cast. Queen Latifah will take the lead role. Queen Latifah has just been added to the star-studded cast of Lifetime’s all-black remake of “Steel Magnolias.” She’ll play M’Lynn, the character portrayed by Sally Field in the 1989 feature film of the same name. Condola Rashad will play her …

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New Reality Show For Bristol Palin

Life is hard for an uneducated, unwed, young mother from the sticks with no employable skills. Except if your mom is Sarah Palin. Entertainment Weekly: Lifetime has ordered 10 episodes of Bristol Palin: Life’s a Tripp, a half-hour docuseries that will “provide an exclusive, rare glimpse into Bristol Palin’s real life as a young, single mother forging her own way …

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Kate Is Enough

Towleroad points us to this clip of Kathy Griffin and George Takei spoofing John And Kate Plus Eight. “Only on Lifetime, the network for Lady Drama.”

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On Prayers For Bobby

Last night I watched Prayers For Bobby and while the movie stayed true to the schlocky Lifetime formula of crisis-dissent-tragedy-redemption, overall I thought the film was OK, but only for its primary intended audience – the bible-clutching housewives of middle America. Which is fine, of course. Gay folks probably did a bit of eye-rolling for some parts of the movie, …

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