The seductive new mystery starring Chris Klein is scheduled for broadcast in January 2015 on Lifetime.
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The Lifetime movie Damaged was the top non-football original, earning a 0.6 adults 18-49 rating.
NEW YORK, Dec. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach
Love thy neighbor, at your own risk, in Damaged—the seductive new mystery starring Chris Klein (American Pie and American Reunion), which has completed production and is scheduled for broadcast in January 2015 on Lifetime.
Great Point Media, in association with Lighthouse Pictures, has produced the psychological thriller, Damaged, and will handle all international sales. Robert Halmi, Jr., Jim Reeve and Shawn Williamson are the executive producers. The producer is Jamie Goehring. The film will air on Lifetime, Saturday, Jan 3, 2015, at 8pm ET/PT.
Chris Klein, star of the American Pie franchise has also appeared in Election and We Were Soldiers. He is joined in the cast by Merritt Patterson (Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief and Ravenswood) and Tasya Teles (Afflicted and Rogue).
High school teacher Sam Luck (Klein) has a new friend: Taran Hathaway (Teles) who has bought the house across the street from him. Taran is young, wealthy and sexy—and she's just been released from a psychiatric hospital. Friendship soon leads to flirtation, and flirtation to temptation. But then Luck's life starts falling apart. Anonymously accused of sexual harassment, he loses his job. His dog is killed, and his girlfriend walks out on him. Is Taran Sam's only true friend…or a true danger to his life?
Founded in 2012 by Robert Halmi and Jim Reeve, Great Point Media specializes in the development and exploitation of intellectual property in entertainment media; distribution of media content for theatrical, television, and online platforms; executive production, media project finance, and alternative investments.
Halmi is an Emmy Award and Golden Globe Award-winning film and television producer with over 300 production credits, including Tin Man, Farscape, and Lonesome Dove. Reeve is an Emmy Award-winning producer with 25 years experience in the development, production, financing and distribution of television programs and films. His credits include Foyle's War and Jack Higgins' On Dangerous Ground.
The Lighthouse Pictures production team has decades of experience in the film business, leveraging its relationships in the industry to provide feature film quality on smaller budgets. They have brought to the screen numerous award-winning and nominated films, including The Color of Rain, Scarecrow and Let It Snow.
Lighthouse Pictures' Jamie Goehring is producer of Battle of the Bulbs, starring Daniel Stern and Matt Frewer, for the Hallmark Channel; The Package, a feature film starring Steve Austin and Dolph Lundgren; and The Color of Rain, nominated for a Leo Award for Best Television Movie.
A leading independent film and television producer, Shawn Williamson executive produced Frankie and Alice (Halle Berry and Stellan Skarsgard); Apollo 18 for The Weinstein Company; Fifty Dead Men Walking (Ben Kingsley and Jim Sturgess); and numerous other international productions.
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After being released from a psychiatric hospital, sexy, wealthy young Taran Hathaway buys the house across the street from high school teacher Sam Luck. Sam and Taran develop a semi-flirtatious friendship, and she gives him several generous gifts. But, then his life starts falling apart; He's anonymously accused of sexual harassment and loses his job, his business partner accuses him of draining their bank account. Sam's dog is killed, his girlfriend Kate leaves him. Is Taran Sam's only true friend, or is she hiding a dark secret that could turn Sam's world upside down?