The thriller film Killer Stepmom brings forth a twisted and terrifying premise in which a teen tries to save her family from their dangerous stepmother. The girl has exceptional qualities to sense the danger inherent to their stepmother, and she knows that something is not right. Richard Switzer has directed the movie and has also scripted the screenplay along with Daniel West.
Killer Stepmom is a compelling and gripping thriller that will keep you at your seat’s edge. It surfaces the themes of trust and loneliness. If you plan on watching it, these details (without any spoilers) will help you.
Who is in the Cast of Killer Stepmom?
Brianna is in the movie’s lead role, and Julia Terranova plays her character. She plays a high school student, and her parents’ divorce has left her completely devastated. Susanna, the titular stepmother, is played by Jillian Murray. She is a notorious murderer whose instincts Brianna wants to expose. Brianna’s father, Daniel, is portrayed by Jon Briddell.
He does not catch a whiff of what’s happening in the family. Alison Roberston plays Annie, Brianna’s mother. Besides these primary cast members, the other characters include Randy McNabb, played by D.C. Douglas, Roxanne by Lisa Long, and Jason, who Capri-Antoine Vaillancourt plays.
It also includes Howie by John K. Frazier, Mrs. Jeffries by Rebecca Ritz, and Detective Han by Eddie Lee. In addition, Mike Caravella will play Kaiser, and John J. Jordan will play Mr. Morgan.
What is the Plot About?
The title of the movie throws adequate light on the premise. The movie was released on LMN on January 7, at 8/7c. The movie has a runtime of 1 hour 30 minutes. Brianna is known for creating trouble and telling lies. However, she sees her stepmother murdering a man, and she seeks out to warn her family. Unfortunately, the stepmother has already killed off her original family, and now she has moved on to Brianna’s family.
Nobody believes her when Brianna tries to watch her parents about the stepmom. Finally, however, Brianna begs her mother to confide in her, and now they must find a way together to save themselves.
Is the Film Based on a True Story?
No, the plot is adapted from a true story but is based on an original screenplay. Lifetime is known for bringing about the unique, original, and captivating premise. Resonating occurrences in the real-life, it gives a sense of authenticity to the movies.
Adopting tropes that are aligned to real lives, the thriller movie seems to make an impact on the audience. Revolving around the ‘stepmother’ concept, which has been explored in a wide catalog of movies for a long, it is striking a chord with the viewers.
Where was it Filmed?
The movie was filmed in Spring last year and is believed to have been shot in Los Angeles, California. It is filmed in various commonplace locations such as houses and public spaces. The production company, Dawns Light Media is behind the movie. It includes comforting and familiar locations with a suspenseful and dark aura. In addition, the movie has quite intense visuals, which renders it more aesthetically pleasing.