'Once Upon a Quarantime': Release date, plot, cast, trailer and all you need to know about the Lifetime special

The special follows four couples who have been self-filming their new reality during the crisis


                            'Once Upon a Quarantime': Release date, plot, cast, trailer and all you need to know about the Lifetime special
(Lifetime Channel)

The Covid-19 pandemic has changed almost everything about life as we know it. From our present and the future, the impact of the novel coronavirus has affected every aspect of our lives in an irreversible manner. 

Lifetime is bringing an hour-long unscripted special that focuses on how couples across the nation are facing major life milestones in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic. Here is everything you need to know about the special which is shot completely in isolation.  

Release date

'Once Upon a Quarantime' will premiere on Lifetime channel on May 20, 2020. 

Plot

According to the official synopsis provided by Lifetime, "'Once Upon a Quarantime' follows four couples who have been self-filming their new reality during the crisis."

"Featuring raw and emotional self-shot footage over 60 days, the one-hour television event offers an intimate "fly on the wall" look at how these couples are facing major life milestones - from pregnancies and changes in birth plans to quarantine weddings and border barriers separating fiancés - all while living life under lockdown."

The four couples that 'Once Upon a Quarantime' follows are Shannon and John from New Jersey, Jennifer and Romain from California and France, Camillia and Marquis from Ohio, and Crystal and Luis from Southern California.

Creators

'Once Upon a Quarantime' is executive produced by Steve Ascher, Kristy Sabat, Kathleen Blake, and Matt Solomon along with Allie Breslin and Cindy Keenan. Amy Winter, Gena McCarthy, Brie Miranda Bryant, and Nicole Vogel serve as executive producers for Lifetime.

Trailers

Watch the trailer for 'Once Upon a Quarantime' here:



 

 

In Ohio, Camilla and Marquis are awaiting the birth of the third baby. The couple is balancing homeschooling their kids while prepping for birth. Jennifer and Romain's wedding in a French castle has been derailed by the pandemic as Jennifer is stuck in California and Romain in France.

Everything about Crystal and Luis' Mexican wedding is all planned for and their families who live in Mexico are pressuring them to come down and get married. But they are not sure - if they go there, will they get to return?

With the hour-long special, 'Once Upon a Quarantime' follows four couples who have been self-filming their new reality during the crisis. Shannon and John are first time parents who have chosen to revise their hospital birth plan, opting for home birth in a birthing pool. While Shannon is confident it is a great idea, but John is not convinced. 

Where to watch

'Once Upon a Quarantime' will premiere on Wednesday, May 20, 2020, at 9 pm ET/PT.

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