'Murder in the Vineyard': Meet Emma Fuhrmann, Helena Mattsson and rest of the cast of Lifetime's thriller film
'Murder in the Vineyard' is another addition to the line-up of movies that Lifetime has chalked out for its viewers in order to keep themselves booked and their viewers hooked this summer. The film revolves around mother-daughter duo Emma and Beatrice, essayed by Helena Mattson and Emma Fuhrmann respectively, who bid adieu to the big city life and move to a quaint town.
Emma's career is on an upward swing and Beatrice seems to have no problems navigating her high school life in a place she's just moved to. She makes friends easily and is fancied by her school's heartthrob, Bryan as well. That's when things start turning ugly. Right from photos of her in her private space hitting the internet to being hazed by a mysterious person at a school party, nothing is off-limits. The bullying keeps increasing every day and Emma stands strong next to Beatrice to protect her but will she be able to protect her if things turn violent and dangerous?
The official premise of the film on Lifetime's website reads, "Emma (Helena Mattson) and her teenage daughter Beatrice (Emma Fuhrmann) moved from the big city to a smaller town. Emma's career is thriving and Beatrice makes friends easily, even catching the eye of high school heartthrob Bryan. But things go downhill when Beatrice is hazed by an unknown assailant at a party. No one can understand why she is being increasingly bullied and harassed. Emma will do anything to protect her daughter from the mysterious bullies, but is a mother's love enough to save her when things turn deadly?" The film is directed by Craig Goldstein and written by Anne Richardson. Ahead of its release here's a look at the cast of this highschool thriller.
Fuhrmann essays the role of Beatrice Kirk in the film. Fuhrmann rose to fame at a young age of nine after being cast in a lead role alongside Morgan Freeman in the film 'The Magic of Belle Isle'. Few of her other projects include 'Blended' alongside Adam Sandler, 'Lost in the Sun' with Josh Duhamel and Lynn Collins and more recently in the role of the older Cassie Lang in 'Avengers: Endgame'.
Fuhrmann is an ardent supporter of non-profit organizations that are tied to underprivileged youth, military families and animals both domestic and international. She has partnered with Gentle Barn, The Humane Society of the United States, the Alzheimer's Association, Swim Today/USA Swimming, Brat Pack 11 and has also been a part of several DoSomething.org campaigns.
Mattsson was born and raised in Sweden. She completed her graduation from Performing Arts High School in Stockholm post which she traveled to London and New York to study acting. She finally arrived in Hollywood at age 19 to pursue her career in acting after being cast in the Warner Bros. comedy 'Sweden, Ohio'. She has appeared in a couple of episodes of the ABC series 'Desperate Housewives' where she portrayed Irina.
She also appeared in three episodes of 'Nikita' in the role of Cassandra Ovechkin. She also portrayed the character of Alexis Blume in the TV series '666 Park Avenue'. She was also a part of a Nespresso television commercial titled 'Training Day' within which she appeared in a beaver costume that also featured Danny DeVito and George Clooney in 2016. Mattsson also appeared in the movies 'Seven Psychopaths' with Colin Farrell, 'Guns, Girls and Gambling' with Gary Oldman, 'Surrogates' with Bruce Willis and 'Iron Man 2' with Robert Downey Jr, 'My Husband's Secret Wife', 'Mommy Group Murder', 'His Deadly Affair' and 'Shattered Memories'.
The film also stars Matthew Erick White, Daniel Hall and Daniel Covin and here's everything else you'd need to know about the film. 'Murder in the Vineyard' will premiere on Saturday, July 18, on Lifetime.