'Psycho Escort': Release date, plot, cast, trailer and all you need to know about Lifetime's thriller movie

Picking a man from an escort service seems like a fun thing to do when your friend suggests it, but what happens when he doesn't want to leave you alone?


                            'Psycho Escort': Release date, plot, cast, trailer and all you need to know about Lifetime's thriller movie
Nick Ballard as Miles (Lifetime)
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Originally known as 'Lies for Rent', the Lifetime stalker thriller 'Psycho Escort' brings you 'You' vibes for days. Picking a man from an escort service seems like a fun thing to do when your friend suggests it but what happens when the escort doesn't want to leave you alone? Charming and dangerous, Miles will be a huge surprise for Diane, as she has unknowingly rented a pathological liar whose neurosis may just cost her more than she bargained for.

Here is what we know about the psychotic thriller that's coming to Lifetime in early May.

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Release date

'Psycho Escort' will preimiere on May 3, 2020.

Plot

The official synopsis reads: "After her husband’s death, Diane has been a single mother to son Jake. She’s not ready to date but also doesn’t want to attend another work event alone; so her sister, Lori, suggests a rent-a-date service where Diane can hire someone to pose as her boyfriend. Diane meets her match, Miles, who is very charming and handsome. Diane knows it’s all an act but feels a connection with Miles’ fictional persona. But it soon becomes evident that Diane has rented a pathological liar with a disturbing dark past and no intention of leaving her."

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Cast

Victoria Barabas as Diane

Victoria Barabas in 'Hidden in Plain Sight' (IMDb)

Victoria Barabas is an actress and writer known for her roles in 'Seberg' (2019), as Nelly Benin in 'NCIS' (2003) and as Anna/Katie in 'Hidden in Plain Sight' (2019).

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Nick Ballard as Miles

Nick Ballard arrives to The Weinstein Company and Lexus Present Lexus Short Films at The Regal Cinemas LA Live on July 30, 2014, in Los Angeles, California (Getty Images)

Nick Ballard is an actor, known for his role as Nick in 'VHYes' (2019), as Whit in 'Deviant Love' (2019) and Scott in 'The Haves and the Have Nots' (2013).

The rest of the cast includes Donovan Patton as Russell, Joseph C Phillips as Garrett, Kat Fairaway as Lori, Max E Williams as Kyle, Shelli Boone as Betty, Jacob Sandler as Jake and Kate Gilligan as Kara.

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Creators

The movie is directed by Monika Lynn Wesley with Marcy Holland and Kaila York serving as writers. Rick Benattar and Nigel Thomas serve as producers and Kaila York serves as the executive producer.

Trailer

You can watch the preview of the daunting thriller 'Psycho Escort' here.

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Where to watch

Catch 'Psycho Escort' on Lifetime on May 3, 2020, at 8 pm ET

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