A remake of a 1996 cult movie, in the works for TV, will be executive produced by actor James Franco. The Hollywood Reporter’s Live Feed reports that Franco is working with Lifetime on a remake of “Mother, May I Sleep With Danger?”
The original 1996 TV movie starred Tori Spelling.
“Franco penned the story for the remake, with a script written by Amber Coney (‘Class’),” THR reports. “Melanie Aitkenhead (Franco’s upcoming film ‘Actors Anonymous’) will direct, and Franco will exec produce with Vince Jolivette (‘Spring Breakers’), Diane Sokolow (‘The Perfect Husband: The Laci Peterson Story’) and Rachel Verno (‘The Perfect Husband: The Laci Peterson Story’). The remake hails from Sony Pictures Television in association with Rabbit Bandini Productions, and will air in 2016.”
Franco is an Oscar nominee for the 2010 feature “127 Hours.”
“Mother, May I Sleep With Danger?” (1996)