via press release:
Golden Globe® and Emmy® Award nominee Will Ferrell (Everything Must Go, Stranger than Fiction) and Oscar® and Golden Globe nominee Kristen Wiig (Skeleton Twins, Bridesmaids) star in the highly-anticipated Lifetime movie, A Deadly Adoption, premiering Saturday, June 20 at 8pm ET/PT.
Inspired by a true story, A Deadly Adoption is a high-stakes dramatic thriller about a successful couple (Ferrell and Wiig) who house and care for a pregnant woman (Jessica Lowndes, 90210) during the final months of her pregnancy with the hopes of adopting her unborn child.
A Mar Vista Entertainment Production, A Deadly Adoption is produced by National Picture Show. Rachel Lee Goldenberg (Escape from Polygamy, Love at the Christmas Table) directs from a script written by Andrew Steele (Casa De Mi Padre, The Spoils of Babylon). The film is executive produced by Will Ferrell, Adam McKay, Sharon Bordas, Fernando Szew, Andrew Steele and Jessica Elbaum, and produced by Adam Silver, Fritz Manger and Max Osswald. MarVista will handle international distribution of the movie.
Lifetime is a premier female-focused entertainment destination dedicated to offering the highest-quality original programming that spans scripted series, nonfiction series and movies. As a result of the network’s aggressive programming strategy, which has doubled the hours of its original programming, in 2014 Lifetime reached its strongest ranking among the key Women 18-49 demo in six years and its youngest median age in 18 years. Lifetime® Television, LMN®, Lifetime Real Women® and Lifetime Digital® are part of Lifetime Entertainment Services, LLC, a subsidiary of A+E Networks. A+E Networks is a joint venture of the Disney/ABC Television Group and Hearst Corporation.