'Wrath: A Seven Deadly Sins Story': 5 things to know about the Lifetime thriller

This year, Lifetime is releasing 'Wrath: A Seven Deadly Sins Story' and 'Greed: A Seven Deadly Sins'


                            'Wrath: A Seven Deadly Sins Story': 5 things to know about the Lifetime thriller
Michelle Williams and Antonio Cupo from 'Wrath: A Seven Deadly Sins Story' (Instagram - @michellewilliams, @antoniocupo)
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Lifetime's back with yet another thriller for us, and this time, you may want to brace yourself. The upcoming movie, 'Wrath: A Seven Deadly Sins Story' sure has a seemingly perfect plot, but there's a catch. Last year, Lifetime premiered the films Lust and Envy, two of the Seven Deadly Sins stories from the Victoria Christopher Murray anthology.  The films were produced for television in a partnership with Bishop TD Jakes.  This year, the network is releasing 'Wrath: A Seven Deadly Sins Story' and 'Greed: A Seven Deadly Sins story'. 

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'Wrath: A Seven Deadly Sins Story' revolves around a single lawyer Chastity Jeffries (Michelle Williams) who meets Xavier Collins (Antonio Cupo) and almost instantly feels a soul connection to the man. While Jeffries notices how Collins checks out every possible quality she's looking for in a partner, things seem too good to be true. Is that code for "trouble is just around the corner?" 

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When does 'Wrath: A Seven Deadly Sins Story' release and where can you watch it?

'Wrath: A Seven Deadly Sins Story' releases on April 16, 2022, on Lifetime. 

What is 'Wrath: A Seven Deadly Sins Story' about?

Chastity Jeffries, a lawyer, can't believe her luck when she meets Xavier Collins, a fellow lawyer with the whole package. He's charming, smart, and as handsome as ever. When he begins to act out of line and threaten her, Chastity begins to second guess everything she knew about the man of her dreams. 

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Who stars in the Lifetime thriller?

Michelle Williams as Chastity Jeffries 

Michelle Williams is a popular American singer, songwriter, and actress as well. She made a name for herself in the 2000s as a member of the R&B girl-group called Destiny's Child, the best line-up including Beyonce, Kelly Rowland, and Williams herself.

The Broadway and West End theatre actress gained immense popularity when she was nominated for Best Lead Female - Equity at the 18th Annual NAACP Theatre Awards, in 2008. She made her acting debut 'Aida' (2003), and later went on to star in the sitcom, 'Half & Half' (2006), as well as in the musical productions, 'The Color Purple' (2007), 'Chicago' (2009–10), 'What My Husband Doesn't Know' (2011), and 'Fela!' (2013).

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What's more, Williams also featured as a judge on MTV's 'Top Pop Group', was a contestant on season 8 of 'Strictly Come Dancing' and even co-starred opposite Deitrick Haddon in the reality tv series, 'Fix My Choir'. Williams appeared in the American and British versions of 'The Masked Singer' as well. 


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The rest of the cast includes Anontio Cupo as Xavier Collins, Romeo Miller as Roger Thompkins, Tyler Antonius as Miles Morales, Tina Knowles-Lawson as Sarah, and Andrew Zachar as Detective.

Showrunners

The writers of the film are Richard Blaney, and Maryam Myika Day, while T D Jakes, Shaun Robinson, and Derrick Williams serve as the executive producers. Troy Scott has directed the film.

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