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'Buried in Barstow': 5 things you need to know about the Lifetime thriller

A former hitwoman is determined to shield her kid from the repercussions of her gory past
'Buried in Barstow' stars Angie Harmon in the lead (Lifetime)
'Buried in Barstow' stars Angie Harmon in the lead (Lifetime)

Lifetime's upcoming thriller 'Buried in Barstow' is set to hit the screens soon and appears delectable at first glance. The film tells the story of a single mother who is determined to shield her kid from the life she used to have while also fighting and safeguarding others who are unable to defend themselves. If that reminds you of 'Kill Bill,' you're not alone.

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When does 'Buried in Barstow' release and where can you watch it?

'Buried in Barstow' premieres Saturday, June 4 at 8/7c on Lifetime channel.

What is 'Buried in Barstow' all about?

Lifetime's official synopsis for the film is as follows: "Angie Harmon stars as Hazel King, a single mother determined to shield her daughter, Joy (Lauren Richards), from the life she once had while protecting and defending those who can’t protect themselves. Plucked off the streets of Las Vegas at 15, Hazel was trained as a hit woman until a surprising pregnancy drives her to leave it all behind. Now over a decade later, Hazel is the owner of a BBQ diner in Barstow, CA, whose past eventually catches up with her as a stranger Elliot (Kristoffer Polaha) arrives and Hazel discovers mixing business with pleasure as she’s pulled back in for one more hit."

Who stars in 'Buried in Barstow'?

Angie Harmon

Angela Michelle Harmon is a model and an actor. At the age of 15, she won Seventeen's modeling contest, which led to her signing with IMG Models and appearances on the covers of publications such as Cosmopolitan and Esquire. Her breakout role was Ryan McBride on 'Baywatch Nights' (1995–1997), and she has received four Screen Actors Guild Award nods for her portrayal of Abbie Carmichael on 'Law & Order' (1998–2001). Barbara Gordon in 'Batman Beyond: Return of the Joker' (2000) and Ronica Miles in 'Agent Cody Banks' were two of Harmon's notable cinematic appearances.


George Paez, Nelson Bonilla, Kristoffer Polaha, Timothy Granaderos, and Gabriel 'G-Rod' Rodriguez make up the rest of the cast in 'Buried in Barstow'

Who are the showrunners?

'Buried in Barstow' is written by Thompson Evans and Tom Evans. Howard Deutch is the director of the movie.