‘Sleeping with Danger’: Release date, plot, cast, trailer and all you need to know about Lifetime thriller inspired by Ann Rule’s crime collection 

David Weaver has helmed the script for 'Sleeping with Danger', written by Richard Blaney, Ann Rule and Gregory Small

                            ‘Sleeping with Danger’: Release date, plot, cast, trailer and all you need to know about Lifetime thriller inspired by Ann Rule’s crime collection 
'Sleeping with Danger' (Lifetime)

Lifetime’s upcoming thriller movie ‘Sleeping with Danger’ is inspired by American author Ann Rule’s true crime collection. It follows flight attendant Grace Tanner, who falls head over heels in love with a man called Paul Carter, whose jealousy ends up in violence, forcing the former to go into hiding to save her own life and stop other women from falling prey to him. 

Release Date 

‘Sleeping with Danger’ will premiere on August 1 at 8 pm ET on Lifetime.



The official synopsis for ‘Sleeping with Danger’ reads, “Inspired by Ann Rule’s true crime collection Mortal Danger and Other True Cases. Paul Carter (Antonio Cupo) was like a knight in shining armor when he met flight attendant Grace Tanner (Elisabeth Rohm) and swept her into a passionate love affair. But her dream man quickly became her nightmare as his jealous rage ultimately led to a brutal attack. Incredibly, Grace was able to escape and go into hiding. Fearing for her life and the safety of other women Paul might seduce, Grace works with the police to bring Paul to justice."



Antonio Cupo 

Antonio Cupo attends the Lifetime Summer Luau on May 20, 2019, in Los Angeles, California (Getty Images)

Antonia Cupo is a Candian actor who landed his first starring role in ‘Hollywood Flies’. He has featured in Hallmark Channel’s original movies such as ‘Love at the Thanksgiving Day’, ‘Parade’, ‘Hats Off to Christmas!’, ‘For Better or for Worse’, and ‘In My Dreams’.  =His other films include ‘It Happened in LA’, ‘Anita B’, and ‘Body of Deceit’. 


Elisabeth Rohm 

Elisabeth Röhm attends a Special Screening of Liongate's "Bombshell" at Regency Village Theatre on December 10, 2019, in Westwood, California. (Getty Images)

Elisabeth Rohm is an American-German television and film actress. She’s popular for portraying Kate Lockley in ‘Angel’ from 1999 to 2001. Rohm also appeared as Serena Sotherlyn in ‘Law & Order’ from 2001 to 2005. Her notable work in films includes ‘American Hustle’, ‘Joy’ and ‘Bombshell’. 

Alison Araya


Alison Araya is an Australian actress, writer, and costume designer popular for essaying Ms Weiss on The CW’s ‘Riverdale’. She is also known for her role in ‘Arrow’ as officer Lopez and as Moll in ‘The Unseen’. 

Mike Dopud 

Mike Dopud is best known for playing supporting roles on television. He’s a Canadian actor, stuntman, and former professional football player, who has acted in series such as ‘Arctic Air’, ‘Cedar Cove’, ‘Arrow’ among others. 



‘Sleeping with Danger’ is helmed by David Weaver. While Richard Blaney, Ann Rule and Gregory Small have worked on the script, it is produced by Rob Lycar. Conor Allyn, Benjamin Anderson, Jamie Goehring, and a few others have served as the executive producers. 


The official trailer for 'Sleeping with Danger' is yet to be released. MEA WorldWide (MEAWW) will update this article once it's out. 


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