Lifetime is investing in Black stories by greenlighting three new thrillers for the 2022 winter season, including Single Black Female starring Amber Riley and Raven Goodwin.
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In Single Black Female, Goodwin stars as Monica, a woman who is trying to move on from familial and relationship losses by diving into her work. But her new assistant proves to be more than what she bargained for. According to the official description:
Reeling from the death of her beloved father and a difficult breakup, Monica (Raven Goodwin), is ready to move forward with her life as she tries to land the new hosting job for an afternoon talk show. When she hires a new assistant, Simone (Amber Riley), the two quickly become close friends as Simone moves in next door and completely immerses herself in Monica’s life. But underneath her sweet exterior, Simone harbors a dark secret and as time goes on cracks in her façade begin to appear. Monica decides to sever ties once and for all with Simone, but Simone has other plans and is determined to take over Monica’s life for good. K. Michelle also stars.
The film will also star K. Michelle and will be directed by Shari Carpenter from a script by Tessa Evelyn Scott and Sa’Rah L. Jones.
The two other films Lifetime has greenlit include Line Sisters, starring Letoya Luckett, Kierra Sheard-Kelly, Ta’Rhonda Jones and Drew Sidora, and Vanished: Searching for my Sister, starring Tatyana Ali, Justin Bruening, Jasmine Guy, Carolyn Hennesy and Anthony “Treach” Criss.