Melissa Joan Hart Signs Lifetime Deal, Starring In Hoarder Film, ‘Dirty Little Secret’
Melissa Joan Hart has inked a two-year deal with Lifetime. Here are all the details about this deal, including information on her Ripped From The Headlines hoarder movie.
Lots of big news for the Sabrina The Teenage Witch star.
Melissa Joan Hart Signs Two-Year Deal
On Tuesday, The Futon Critic reported that Melissa Joan Hart has signed a two-year deal with Lifetime. This deal is to star, direct, and executive produce “multiple movies” in 2022 and 2023. Although many fans may only know her as an actress, Hart has done so much more.
Over the past few years, Hart has found a lot of success directing movies for the network. Some of her movies include Feliz NaviDAD, and The Santa Con, as well as produced films under her Hartbreak Films production umbrella, which includes last year’s smash success Christmas In Tune, starring Reba McEntire.
Melissa shared her excitement about extending this relationship. “I’m thrilled to be able to continue my long-standing relationship with my Lifetime friends and can’t wait to bring some fresh new ideas, both in the holiday genre and beyond, to the audience.”
Tanya Lopez, EVP, Scripted Content, Lifetime/LMN praised the Dear Christmas star for her versatility in front of and behind the camera.
Having worked with Melissa over the years, we know she is capable of so much more and wearing so many hats, and I’m excited to continue our relationship with her to develop new projects and especially as she takes on a very different role with Dirty Little Secret.
What do we know about Melissa Joan Hart’s hoarder movie?
What Is Lifetime’s Dirty Little Secret About?
Lifetime’s Dirty Little Secret is a Ripped From The Headlines story inspired by true events. This movie follows seventeen-year-old Lucy (Lizzie Boys). She has been painfully isolated from her peers for years. Moreover, she will not let anyone near her house to hide her family’s secret.
Inside her home is the overwhelming mountain of items filled in every crevice of space in her home. She quietly plans her escape to college while managing her mother Joanna’s (Melissa Joan Hart) hoarding disorder.
Outwardly, Joanna is a highly functioning nurse. Moreover, Joanna maintains the dysfunction in their home with an obsessive grip. However, after a tragedy, Lucy must decide if she will hide her mother’s secret, or expose it to the world.
Linda Lisa Hayter is the director. Doris Egan, Nancey Silvers, and Annie Frisbee wrote the script based on C.J. Omolou’s book, Dirty Little Secrets.
Lifetime Signed Several Deals
Lifetime has been busy inking a lot of deals. They include Angie Harmon with her Buried In Barstow series, Sarah Drew with Stolen Hearts: The Lizbeth Meredith Story, and Reindeer Games, Tia Mowry with Miracle in Motor City, Toni Braxton with Fallen Angel’s Murder Club, Reba McEntire with Christmas In Tune, and Jenna Dewan.
Is Melissa Joan Hart one of your favorite Lifetime stars?
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