Candice is gecast in de nieuwe Lifetime film “Suitcase Killer: The Melanie McGuire Story”. De film gebaseerd op een waargebeurd verhaal zal op 18 juni te zien zijn op de Amerikaanse zender.
“Suitcase Killer: The Melanie McGuire Story”
Dropping June 18 at 8 p.m. ET/PT, “Suitcase Killer” stars King, Michael Roark, Jackson Hurst and Wendie Malick. The movie is based on the story of Melanie McGuire (King), “an exceptional fertility nurse, married to her ex-Navy husband Bill (Roark) and doting mother of two boys. When she falls for Brad (Hurst), a doctor at her clinic, and gets entangled in a steamy love affair, Melanie does the unthinkable. After drugging and murdering Bill, she dismembers him and places the body parts into three suitcases, throwing them into Chesapeake Bay. But when the suitcases are found on the shores of Virginia Beach, an investigation is launched leading to Melanie as the prime suspect. Led by the efforts of assistant attorney general Patti Prezioso (Malick), authorities eventually bring Melanie to justice, who despite being convicted, continues to maintain her innocence,” per Lifetime.
“Suitcase Killer: The Melanie McGuire Story” is produced by Swirl Films and Big Dreams Entertainment. Manu Boyer and Kim Raver are executive producers. Nicole L. Thompson is making her directorial debut as part of the Broader Focus initiative. The script comes from Peter O’Brien.