by Tambay A. Obenson
April 4, 2013 4:00 PM 2 Comments
The Lifetime original movie, Call Me Crazy: A Five Film, which starsthe likes of Jennifer Hudson, Octavia Spencer, Ernie Hudson, Melissa Leo, Brittany Snow, and others, now has an official premiere date - April 20.
The ensemble cast film tells 5 interwoven stories about how everlasting bonds of love and family can overcome life's most challenging hurdles.
Jennifer Hudson and Ernie Hudson both appear in the same story, titled Maggie, directed by Ashley Judd, which centers on a female veteran (J. Hudson) who returns home from war to her son and father (E. Hudson), only to have her life shattered by the onset of post-traumatic stress disorder.
Meanwhile, Octavia Spencer stars in Lucy, which is directed by Bryce Dallas Howard, and follows the film's title character (played by Brittany Snow), a law student who finds herself amidst the horror of schizophrenia, landing her in an institution where, through the support of her psychotherapist (played by Spencer), she begins her path to healing.
Call Me Crazy: A Five Film is an extension of the Five franchise that started in 2011 with the Lifetime Original Movie Five.
The network has released a first trailer for Call Me Crazy: A Five Film, which is embedded below: