'Mommy Is A Murderer': Release date, plot, cast, trailer and all you need to know about Lifetime thriller

'Mommy Is A Murderer': Release date, plot, cast, trailer and all you need to know about Lifetime thriller
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Lifetimes new thriller movie 'Mommy Is A Murderer' is Lindsay Hartley's first directorial debut for the network. The movie was originally titled 'Forgotten Abduction.' Here is what we know about the upcoming story of a friendship that tests dangerous boundaries.

Release date

The Lifetime thriller releases on April 4, 2020.


The movie centers around Karina, her friend Lena and Lena's daughter Mallie. As Katrina spends more time with Lena and Mallie, her suspicions that Mallie isn't Lena's daughter start to foster and grow. She suspects that Mallie's real name is Emily, a little girl that was kidnapped from her biological parents years back.


Bree Williamson as Karina

Actress Bree Williamson arrives at the 37th Annual Daytime Entertainment Emmy Awards held at the Las Vegas Hilton on June 27, 2010 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

Canandian actress Bree Williamson Roberts is known for her roles as Jessica Buchanan in 'One Life to Live' and Claudette Boland in 'General Hospital.' Her other works include 'Private Eyes,' 'The Wrong Nanny,' and 'Mommy's Little Boy.'


Heather McComb as Lena

Actress Heather McComb attends the HBO Luxury Lounge featuring PANDORA Jewelry at Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills on January 10, 2015 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Rachel Murray/Getty Images for mediaplacement)

Actress and producer Heather McComb is known for her roles as Patty in 'Ray Donovan,' Mary Margaret in 'All the Real Girls' and as FBI Agent Angela Collier in the 'The Event.'


Other cast members include Josie M. Parker as Mallie, Redaric Williams as Officer Martin, David Kelsey as Ivan, Jason Cermak as Ryan, Angie Patterson as Jenn, Megan Few as Mrs. Worthington and  Leticia Robles as Marcella.


The movie is directed by Lindsay Hartley and Kate Hanyok has writing credits. The producers include Stan Spry and Eric Scott Woods, with executive producer Carla Woods.



From groovy music and sunsets to a haunting discovery, watch Karina figure out Lena's secret. After a scare that saw Mallie go through an attempted kidnapping, Karina asks Lena why she doesn't want to call the police. Slowly, she finds out that Mallie has a birthmark covered and is not allowed to take pictures for fear of child predators. As Karina's suspicions increase by the day, she is faced with Lena's defensive nature as she finds out about a girl named Emily, who was kidnapped five years ago.



Where to watch

Catch 'Mommy Is A Murderer' on Lifetime on April 4, 2020, at 8 pm

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