'Imperfect High': Release date, cast, plot and how to watch Lifetime drama on drug abuse

'Imperfect High': Release date, cast, plot and how to watch Lifetime drama on drug abuse
Sherri Shepherd as Deborah and Nia Sioux as Hanna in 'Imperfect High' (@sherrishepherd/ Instagram, @niasioux/ Instagram)

The consequences of substance abuse run deep. Director Siobhan Devine uses it as a theme for the upcoming Lifetime movie 'Imperfect High'. The film is a follow-up to Bella Thorne's 'Perfect High'. The OG also starred Israel Broussard, Daniela Bobadilla, and Ross Butler in key roles. 

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Release date and how to watch

'Imperfect High' is scheduled to release on September 18 at 8/7c. For more information, check your local listings. Those who don't have access to cable may look for subscription plans online. While fubo TV has a $64.99 monthly subscription plan that includes all of Hallmark's three channels, HGTV, and Lifetime, a Philo subscription comes at a flat rate of $20 a month and comes with a seven-day free trial. Frndly TV is your third and most reasonable option. At just $5.99 a month, you get 15 live channels, including all of Hallmark's. If you are not in the United States, using a VPN will help your case.



Plot and cast

'Imperfect High' follows the story of Hanna Brooks (Nia Sioux), the new girl in town, who is battling anxiety issues while trying to fit into the new setting. Will she able to? Only time will tell. The official logline reads: "The new girl in town who is looking to find her place and fit in at Lakewood High School, which was rocked a couple of years earlier by the shocking drug overdose of a popular student. Hanna suffers from an anxiety disorder and the move to a new school is especially stressful for her."


It adds: "While trying to fit in with the 'it' crowd, she finds herself pulled between two boys - a bad boy with a heart of gold, and an alluring, popular rich kid who is not as straight of an arrow as he seems. Her relationship with them sweeps her into a dangerous situation that her mother Deborah (Sherri Shepherd) must fight to save her from."



Sioux and Shepherd have worked with Lifetime previously, which makes 'Imperfect High' all the more special. While Sioux was one of OG cast members of 'Dance Moms', Shepherd was last seen in the comedy series 'Sherri'. The network will share hotline and resource information for SAMHSA (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Servies Administration) once the movie airs. They will also be promoting it across social media platforms. 



Unfortunately, the trailer is not available right now. However, watch this space for updates as we will share the clips once it's out.


While Tina Pehme and Kim C. Roberts of Sepia Films for Lifetime will serve as producers, Sheri Singer is the executive producer. 

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