Remake of Mother, May I Sleep with Danger? Premieres on Lifetime in June


If you’re a fan of the cult classic Mother, May I Sleep with Danger?, you may not realize the film is celebrating its 20th anniversary with – what else? – a remake! But it’s not just any old remake – it includes two of the originals’ stars, was exec produced by James Franco (who also co-stars), and will be airing on Lifetime.

Intrigued? Then read on for more info!

From the Press Release:
In honor of the 20th anniversary of the cult classic Mother, May I Sleep with Danger?, Lifetime and Sony Pictures Television team up with James Franco to remake the classic TV movie, premiering Saturday, June 18, 2016, at 8pm ET/PT. The retelling stars Franco and reunites Tori Spelling (“True Tori”) and Ivan Sergei (“Jack & Jill”) from the original film and also features Leila George (The Long Home), Emily Meade (“Broad City”), and Nick Eversman (Wild).

With a story by Franco, this updated classic features a vampire love story that brings a whole new meaning to “sleeping with danger.”

The original version of Mother, May I Sleep with Danger? will be available beginning April 29th on Lifetime Movie Club.

Mother, May I Sleep with Danger? is produced by Sony Pictures Television in association with Rabbit Bandini Productions. Franco executive produces with Vince Jolivette, Diane Sokolow, and Rachel Verno. The script is written by Amber Coney (Class) from a story by Franco and directed by Melanie Aitkenhead (Shang).

When theater major Leah (George) brings home the special someone in her life to meet her mom, Julie (Spelling), the family is met with a surprise when Pearl (Meade) comes to the door. Julie tries to embrace the idea of Leah’s new love interest, but she can’t shake the feeling that something is very wrong. Julie’s suspicions lead to a startling discovery about Pearl that puts Leah in serious danger. Will Julie be able to save her daughter from an eternity of heartache before it’s too late?





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