'Picture Perfect Lies' Full Cast List: Meet Megan Elizabeth Barker and stars of Lifetime thriller

'Picture Perfect Lies' Full Cast List: Meet Megan Elizabeth Barker and stars of Lifetime thriller
'Picture Perfect Lies' stars Laurie Fortier and Matthew Pohlkamp (Lifetime)

Rachel Collins is a sixteen-year-old that seems to have every reason to celebrate and she and her family and friends plan to do just that at her sixteenth birthday party. But the celebrations soon take a darker turn when one of the guests is murdered at the party. As if that isn't shocking enough the true identity of Rachel's parents also starts to come into question. 

If you're a fan of Lifetime thrillers such as ‘The Secrets She Keeps’, 'The Killer In My Backyard', 'Deceived By My Mother-In-Law'​ and 'A Party Gone Wrong', then you should enjoy 'Picture Perfect Lies'. 


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'Picture Perfect Lies' stars Laurie Fortier, Matthew Pohlkamp and Megan Elizabeth Barker (IMDB)


Megan Elizabeth Barker as Rachel Collins

Barker plays Rachel Collins the sixteen-year-old that seems to have it all in 'Picture Perfect Lies'. Megan Barker who graduated with a double major in Theater and Psychology landed her first TV role on the show 'All American'. Since then she has gone onto star in several films such as 'The Circular City' and 'Angel Mountain'. She has also continued to work in TV on the series 'Betrayed'. 

Megan Elizabeth Barker stars in 'Picture Perfect Lies' (IMDB)

Laurie Fortier as Mrs Collins

Laurie Fortier plays Rachel's mother or at least who Rachel believes is her mother. Fortier has been a familiar face on our screens for twenty years. She has appeared on several popular shows such as 'CSI', 'Hawaii Five-O', 'Castle' and two seasons of the Netflix original series 'Hemlock Grove'. Her film career has included most notably 'To Gillian on Her 37th Birthday' opposite Michelle Pfeiffer. She has also starred in several Lifetime movies such as 'Into the Arms of Danger' alongside Cathy Moriarty, 'In Bed with a Killer', 'Erasing His Dark Past' and 'My Mom's Darkest Secrets'.

Laurie Fortier stars in 'Picture Perfect Lies' (Photo by Jesse Grant/Getty Images for Netflix)

Matthew Pohlkamp as Mr Collins 

Matthew Pohlkamp interestingly took up acting for stress relief. Pohlkamp who at the age of ten found his passion with BMX bicycle racing, quickly climbed his way to the top of the sport turning professional at age 20. With a world title to his credit, he still competes in the Masters Professional division at the international level.  He turned to acting to get away from the rigors of athletics. He plays Rachel's father Mr Collins in the film, who appears at first to simply be an overprotective father. But we soon discover there is more to it. 

Matthew Pohlkamp stars in 'Picture Perfect Lies' (IMDB)

Who are the other stars? 

The other stars of 'Picture Perfect Lies' include Jamie Roy and Crystal Allen.


'Picture Perfect Lies' is directed by John Murlowski and written by Samuel Hayes and Rebeca Hughes.

'Picture Perfect Lies' will premiere on Sunday, June 27, at 8/7c on Lifetime.

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