Lifetime’s ‘Flowers In The Attic: The Origin, Part 2: The Mother’: All The Details

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Lifetime fans are still reeling over the first movie, Flowers In The Attic: The Origin, Part 1: The Marriage. They saw how a romance between a naive young woman, Olivia, and the dreamy Malcolm Foxworth turned out to be the opposite of a fairy tale. She learned that she married a monster.

Now, we get to see Olivia get her revenge. The happy and intelligent woman is now going to claw at this viper to ensure her family is safe. There is nothing that a mama bear won’t do!

Starring in this OG tale is Jemima Rooper (Lost In AustenThe Girlfriend Experience), Max Irons (CondorTerminal), T’Shan Williams (ElleNinja Express), Kelsey Grammer (CheersFrasier), Harry Hamlin (UnsinkableMad Men), Paul Wesley (Vampire DiariesTell Me A Story), Buck Braithwaite (NefariousMasters Of The Air), Luke Fetherston (PandoraAlmost Never), Kate Mulgrew (Orange Is The New BlackStar Trek: Voyager), Hannah Dodd (Enola Holmes 2), Harlots), Alana Boden (The BrideI Am Elizabeth Smart), and Callum Kerr (MonarchHollyoaks).

Based on the 1979 V.C. Andrews novel, this is directed by Declan O’Dwyer (Miss Scarlet And The DukeRise Of The Witches).

What Is Lifetime’s Flowers In The Attic: The Origin, Part 2: The Mother About?

According to the IMDb synopsis, in the second movie of this Lifetime series, Olivia (Rooper) and Max (Irons) grows in many “unexpected and questionable ways.” However, Olivia is trying to give her children the best life possible, considering this dark situation. She wants them to experience “joy and safety.” She will go to every length to make sure this happens.

However, Foxwell Hall is an evil place, with horrific secrets. Moreover, Max’s “twisted obsession over a family secret severs their relationship even further.” As the secret unfolds, so does Olivia’s panic.

This mama bear will do whatever she can to protect the children, “no matter the cost.”

Used with Lifetime's permission
Used with Lifetime’s permission

When Can You Watch Flowers In The Attic: The Origin, Part 2: The Mother?

The premiere of Flowers In The Attic: The Origin, Part 2: The Mother is on Saturday, July 16, at 8 p.m., Eastern, on the Lifetime Channel.

Lifetime Stars Could Not Do Scenes Together

Jemima Rooper revealed that she and Max Irons had a great time working together on this Lifetime movie. Speaking at the Flowers In The Attic World Premiere Q&A, she spoke about how Max was acting against his natural character. Therefore, playing against him in this wicked role was quite a contrast to the kind human that he genuinely is.

The two found a lot of humor, as the story progressed, and eventually, they could barely do scenes together, they were laughing so hard.

However, you will not be laughing when you see what happens next! This set of novels has been a fan favorite for decades. Are you ready to see what happens in the next movie?

Don’t miss the premiere of Lifetime’s Flowers In The Attic: The Origin, Part 2: The Mother on Saturday, July 16, at 8 p.m., Eastern. In addition, the movie is available on the Lifetime website starting on Sunday, July 17.

Georgia Makitalo

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