'Black Hearted Killer': Release date, plot, cast, trailer and all you need to know about Lifetime's latest thriller

The movie is directed by Roxy Shih, who is known for 'Dark/Web', 'The Visit' and 'Painkillers'


                            'Black Hearted Killer': Release date, plot, cast, trailer and all you need to know about Lifetime's latest thriller
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Following the tragic death of their daughter, Julie and Dennis are devastated. Yet they decide to donate their daughter's organs to those who might need it. While they choose to not keep contact with the recipients, they are willing to engage if someone contacts them. 

And just like that, their world is turned upside down after Vera, the woman who received their daughter's heart, gets in touch with them. Soon, things begin to go awry. What does Vera have in mind? Is this a twisted obsession? Here is everything you need to know about the Lifetime movie 'Black Hearted Killer'. 

Release date

'Black Hearted Killer' will air on Lifetime Movies Network on April 5, 2020, at 8 pm.

Plot

The official synopsis of the movie reads: "After the tragic death of their daughter, Julie and Dennis decide to donate her organs. They opt out of initiating any contact with the recipients but remain open to meeting if someone reaches out — and someone does. Vera contacts Julie and Dennis to tell them how grateful she is to have their daughter's heart. But the more time Julie and Dennis spend with Vera, the more she begins to cross boundaries and wreak havoc on their lives."

Cast

Julie McNiven as Julie

Julie McNiven (Getty Images)

McNiven plays the role of a mother who decides to donate the organs of her dead daughter. The actress is best known for 'The Possession of Michael King', her recurring roles on 'Mad Men' and 'Supernatural'. 

Jon Abrahams as Dennis

Jon Abrahams (Getty Images)

Abrahams plays the role of Julie's husband Dennis. The actor is best known for his role of Bobby in 'Scary Movie' and Denny Byrnes in 'Meet the Parents'. He also played the role of Dalton Chapman on 'House of Max'.

Kelley Jakle as Vera

Kelley Jakle (Getty Images)

As Vera, Jakle plays the role of the woman who receives the organs. When she reaches out to the parents of the girl who donated the organs, she begins to cross lines and wrecks havoc in their lives. The actress is best known for her role of Jessica Smith in the 'Pitch Perfect' series. 

Creators

The movie is directed by Roxy Shih, who is known for 'Dark/Web', 'The Visit' and 'Painkillers', and is written by Adam Rockoff. 

Trailer

There is no trailer for 'Black Hearted Killer' yet. Watch this space for updates. 

Where to watch

'Black Hearted Killer' will air on Lifetime Movies Network on April 5, 2020, at 8 pm.

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