James Franco To Remake TV Movie With Lifetime

James Franco Lifetime TV movieJames Franco has his hands in everything, from theater to film. Now Franco is teaming up wiht Lifetime and Sony Pictures Television to remake the classic TV movie, Mother, May I Sleep With Danger?

In honor of its 20th anniversary, the retelling of the cult classic from Sony Pictures Television will pay homage to the original film that continues to resonate in pop culture today. The film comes on the heels of Lifetime's successful and most buzzed about movie event of 2015, A Deadly Adoption, starring Will Ferrell and Kristen Wiig.

Produced by Sony Pictures Television in association with Rabbit Bandini Productions, Mother, May, I Sleep with Danger? will air on Lifetime in 2016. With a story by Franco, the script is written by Amber Coney and will be directed by Melanie Aitkenhead. Franco will executive produce with Vince Jolivette, Diane Sokolow and Rachel Verno.

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