Lifetime To Air Reality Series and Telefilm Sequel, Both Based on Story of Teen Who Went Missing in Aruba

Feb 24, 2011  •  Post A Comment

A reality series starring the mother of a teen who went missing in Aruba and a sequel to a high-rated telefilm about the missing teen have been greenlit by Lifetime,reports Deadline.com.

The projects come two years after the telefilm about the Alabama teen, Natalee Holloway, set ratings records for Lifetime Movie Network, the story notes.

The sequel is called "Justice for Natalee Holloway" and picks up several years after the events chronicled in the original movie, the story says. Tracy Pollan, who starred in the first telefilm, will again take on the role of Natalee’s mom Beth, while Stephen Amell of "Vampire Diaries" will play the role of suspected killer Joran van der Sloot, the story notes.

The 10-episode reality series is called "Vanished with Beth Holloway" and will help families who have been victimized by crimes, the story says. Holloway will interview the people closest to the victims, with Holloway giving her insight into each case, the story notes.

Both projects have started filming and will be shown on the Lifetime network, teh story adds.

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