Fallen Angels Murder Club Anthology Event Series Begins April 2


All Star Cast Includes Eddie Cibrian and Kelly Hu
Alongside Lisa Berry, Rainbow Sun Francks, Yanic Truesdale,
Henderson Wade, Humberly González, Shawn Ahmed, Kaitlyn Leeb,
Rob Stewart, Keith D. Robinson, and Raoul Bhaneja in Films
Based on the Hollis Morgan Mystery Book Series by R. Franklin James

Los Angeles, CA, (February 2, 2022) – Grammy® winner Toni Braxton returns to Lifetime this April to executive produce and star in the Fallen Angels Murder Club anthology movie series as Hollis Morgan, an ex-con turned amateur sleuth set out to investigate a series of murders at her book club. The first movie, Fallen Angels Murder Club: Friends to Die For premieres on Saturday, April 2 and will be followed by the second installment, Fallen Angels Murder Club: Heroes and Felons on Saturday, April 9. The movies are based on the books Fallen Angels Book Club by R. Franklin James.

About Fallen Angels Murder Club: Friends to Die For
Premieres Saturday, April 2 at 8/7c

In the first installment, the members of the Fallen Angels Murder Club must have two things in common – a love for books and have a criminal record. Hollis Morgan (Braxton) meets both requirements. Left holding the bag in an insurance fraud scheme concocted by her ex-husband, Hollis served her time and now hopes the court will pardon her conviction so she can fulfill her dream of becoming a lawyer. But when a member of her book club is murdered in a scene straight out of the previous night’s novel, Hollis becomes the subject of police scrutiny. Refusing to get stuck with another bad rap, Hollis sets out to investigate her fellow club members and after a second book-inspired murder, she races to identify the killer before she becomes the next victim.  Also stars Eddie Cibrian (Northern Lights, CSI Miami).

About Fallen Angels Murder Club: Heroes and Felons
Premieres Saturday, April 9 at 8/7c

In the second movie, the members of the Fallen Angels Murder Club must band together again as they search for answers surrounding the death of one of their own. Hollis finds herself at the center of the investigation when a journalist reporting on the murder also winds up dead.  As bodies begin to stack up, and Hollis connects the dots, she must solve the murders before its too late. Kelly Hu also stars. (List of a Lifetime, Scorpion King).

Additional ‘angels’ for the anthology include Lisa Berry (Working Moms, Supernatural) as “Abby Caldwell,” Yanic Truesdale (Gilmore Girls) as “Gene Donovan,” Humberly González (Ginny & Georgia) as “Rena Gabriel,” Rainbow Sun Francks (Umbrella Academy) as “Miller Thornton” and Raoul Bhaneja (Blind Spot, Clarice, The Lost Symbol) as “Rory Sharma.”

Henderson Wade (Dear White People, Riverdale), Kaitlyn Leeb (Spinning Out), Rob Stewart (Killjoys, Suits, Nikita), Keith D. Robinson (Dreamgirls, Saints & Sinners) and Shawn Ahmed also star.

The Fallen Angels Murder Club films are produced for Lifetime by Brain Power Studio and executive produced by Beth Stevenson, Nancy Yeaman, Toni Braxton and Rhonda Baraka. The films fall in line with Lifetime’s Broader Focus initiative which supports the hiring of women in key production roles.  Both films are written, executive produced and directed by Rhonda Baraka.


Brain Power Studio is a Canadian based media company that develops, produces, finances and distributes premium live-action and animated projects for the global marketplace. Consistently delivering highly rated programming, Brain Power’s long-form movie production slate includes over 40 current titles. Its rights division manages an expansive catalog of entertaining and heartfelt content on a worldwide basis.


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