Lifetime's Premieres - Michael Jackson: Searching for Neverland | Menendez: Blood Brothers| Suite Française| Little Women: Atlanta: Monie Gets Married |Catastrophe
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Michael Jackson: Searching for Neverland
Based on the best-selling book, Remember the Time: Protecting Michael Jackson in His Final Days, Michael Jackson: Searching for Neverland will premiere on Memorial Day, May 29 at 8pm ET/PT. Told through the eyes of the King of Pop’s trusted bodyguards, Bill Whitfield (Chad Coleman) and Javon Beard (Sam Adegoke), the movie will reveal firsthand the devotion Michael (Navi, the world’s #1 Michael Jackson tribute artist) had to his children, and the hidden drama that took place during the last two years of his life. Suzanne de Passe, Madison Jones and Robert Teitel executive produce with Dianne Houston directing from a script by Elizabeth Hunter.
Menendez: Blood Brothers
Based on the true story, the movie explores the inner lives and motivation behind the murders of entertainment executive Jose Menendez and his wife Kitty at the hands of their sons Lyle and Erik in 1989. The movie will also reveal new details about the extreme abuse the brothers endured at their father’s hands, all while their mother looked the other way. The film is executive produced and directed by Fenton Bailey and Randy Barbato, and the script is written by Abdi Nazemian. Charles Pugliese also executive produces.
In Nazi-occupied France, Lucille Angellier (Michelle Williams) waits for news of her husband, along with her domineering mother-in-law (Kristin Scott Thomas). When a regiment of German soldiers arrive in the town, they soon move into the villagers’ homes. Lucille tries to ignore Bruno (Matthias Schoenaerts), the German commander who has been posted at her house, but she soon falls in love with him.
Paris Can Wait
At a crossroads in her life, Anne (Diane Lane), long married to a successful, driven but inattentive movie producer (Alec Baldwin), unexpectedly finds herself taking a car trip from Cannes to Paris with a business associate (Arnaud Virad) of her husband. What should be a seven-hour drive turns into a carefree two-day adventure replete with diversions involving picturesque sights, fine food and wine, humor, wisdom and romance, reawakening Anne’s senses and giving her a new lust for life. Paris Can Wait is directed by Eleanor Coppola.
Little Women: Atlanta: Monie Gets Married
The newest addition to the Little Women franchise features the big nuptials of Monie and Morlin from Little Women: Atlanta. Monie has finally gotten the man of her dreams back on track for marriage, and is embarking on her journey to wedded bliss. Her plans for a fantasy wedding, however, are quickly derailed as she confronts the gang with her bridal party choices and a family conflict could mean her dream of having her stepfather walk her down the aisle might not come true. When an emergency phone call comes in from Monie’s wedding planner and with Morlin MIA from his Bachelor party, will Monie’s wedding be saved?
Get ready to binge-watch the first two seasons of the hilarious Emmy-nominated romantic comedy series Catastrophe, making its U.S. cable premiere on Fridays this June on Lifetime, with four back-to-back episodes each night beginning June 9 at 10 pm ET/PT. Starring Sharon Horgan and Rob Delaney, the series follows an American tourist Rob, who after a fun-filled fling with in the UK with Sharon, an Irish school teacher, leads to an unplanned pregnancy The series follows the two as they navigate the blending of cultures in their creation of a family.