'Mommy's Little Star': 5 things to know about the Lifetime thriller movie

A horrible divorce results in Olivia reconnecting with her mother, Lauren. Her mom's boyfriend may have ulterior motives


                            'Mommy's Little Star': 5 things to know about the Lifetime thriller movie
Rebecca Amzallag from 'Mommy's Little Star' (Instagram - @rebeccaamzallag)

Bored of the usual genres and looking for a thriller to watch this weekend? Lifetime Movie Network (LMN) has got your back with its upcoming film, 'Mommy's Little Star'.

The plot of the LMN thriller movie revolves around 12-year-old Olivia (Maja Vujicic) who seems lost after an ugly divorce leaves her mother, Lauren (Rebecca Amzallag) without child custody. Now desperate to impress her mom, and glue her family back together, Olivia discovers an app that can help her become a social media star. Things fall into place as Lauren as well as her new boyfriend, Aiden (Roderick McNeil) get involved in Olivia's life. However, Aiden seems to have other plans. What's his dark motive? 

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When does 'Mommy's Little Star' release and where can you watch it?

'Mommy's Little Star' premieres on May 6, 2022,  at 8/7c, on LMN.

What is 'Mommy's Little Star' all about?

The official synopsis reads: "Follows 12-year-old Olivia, who becomes a social media star in order to impress her mother, but her mom's new boyfriend intends more than just help manage her career and throws her into a world of betrayal, jealousy, and even murder". 

Who stars in the LMN thriller? 

Rebecca Amzallag as Lauren 

Rebecca Amzallag is a Canadian actress, producer, and model by profession. She is currently based out of Toronto. Amzallag has a Bachelor of Arts in Linguistics, from Concordia University.  

Some of her notable works include her roles in 'Transplant' (2020), 'Slasher' (2016), and 'Mommy's Little Star' (2022). She is also recognized for her work in 'Found' (2012), 'The Young and Prodigious T.S. Spivet' (2013), 'A Sister's Revenge' (2013), and 'Desiderata' (2009).



 

The rest of the cast includes Maja Vujicic as Olivia, Roderick McNeil as Aiden, David Lafontaine as Bradley, Puja Uppal as Hope, Sylvia Nguyen as Sidney, Deanna Jarvis as Celine, Erica Anderson as Misha, Gracie Callahan as Rhonda, Fallon Bowman as Felicity, Jsin Sasha as Theo, Ariel Anne Cowton as Addy, Stephanie Smith as Molly, and Gabriella Mejia Perez as Chloe. 

Showrunners 

The writer of the movie is Melissa Cassera, with Curtis Crawford as the director. 

Trailer 

We're yet to see an update on this front but stay tuned!

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