Lifetime has announced two new original movies.
“Acceptance,” starring Joan Cusack and Mae Whitman, will air on Lifetime Aug. 22. The Sanna Hamri-directed movie about the pressures of getting into college is based on the novel of the same name by Susan Coll.
Additionally, sister network Lifetime Movie Network will air “Cinderella Pact” in February 2010.
Based on Sarah Strohmeyer’s novel, “Cinderella Pact” follows three friends who agree to follow the advice of a “fairy godmother” to lose weight. It stars Poppy Montgomery and is executive produced by Barbara Lieberman.