Lifetime Schedules Angie Harmon Movie Series Buried in Barstow

Award-winning star and executive producer Angie Harmon will return to television screens this summer.

Lifetime has confirmed Buried in Barstow, a new series of films will drop Saturday, June 4 at 8/7c.

The first episode of the film series introduces Harmon as single mother and former hitman Hazel King, now a restaurant owner whose very dark past continues to haunt her, despite her longing for a quiet life.

The film is directed by iconic director, Howie Deutch (Pretty in Pink, Some Kind of Wonderful). The development of the second film is currently underway.

In Buried in Barstow, Harmon plays Hazel King, a single mother determined to protect her daughter, Joy (Lauren Richards, Venom, Doom Patrol), from the life she once had while protecting and defending those who cannot. to protect yourself.

Snatched from the streets of Las Vegas at age 15, Hazel was trained as a hitman until a surprising pregnancy led her to give up everything.

Kristoffer Polaha in Pearl in Paradise

Now, over a decade later, Hazel owns a barbecue restaurant in Barstow, California, whose past eventually catches up with her when a stranger Elliot (Kristoffer Polaha, Jurassic World: Domination) arrives and Hazel discovers that ‘She mixes business with pleasure as she’s pulled back for one more shot.

Additional cast includes George Paez (Curb Your Enthusiasm, Mom), Tim Granaderos (13 Reasons Why, [email protected]), Gabriel Rodriguez (The Suicide Squad, Chicago PD), Casey Mills (Catrachos and Kings, Ozark), Ben Cain ( Cruel Summer, Panic), Anthony Reynolds (Dopesick, I, Tonya) and Nelson Bonilla (Ozark, The Haunting of Hill House).

    Angie Harmon at the Whole Child International Inaugural Gala in Los Angeles Hosted by The Earl and Countess Spencer

Buried in Barstow is produced for Lifetime by Untitled Entertainment and produced by Angie Harmon, Michael Rosenberg, Laura Notarianni, Stan Spry and Eric Scott Woods.

The first film is written by Tom Evans and David Rambo and directed by Howie Deutch.

Other Lifetime movie series debuting this year include: Fallen Angels Murder Club directed by Toni Braxton; TD Jakes’ Seven Deadly Sins Anthology with new Greed and Wrath films; and Flowers in the attic: the origin.

Flowers in the Attic series

Harmon recently narrated the Cellmate Network’s crime docuseries Secrets.

What do you think of the project?

Check out the teaser below.

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