Neve Campbell's Lifetime movie may become series
December 8th, 2011
01:31 PM ET

Neve Campbell's Lifetime movie may become series

Neve Campbell could be making a more regular return to the small screen. The once-upon-a-time "Party of Five"-er is starring in a Lifetime movie called "Sworn to Silence," and Entertainment Weekly reports that the network is thinking of treating it as a "backdoor pilot" for a possible series.

"Sworn to Silence" sees Campbell's character return to the Amish Ohio town she grew up in as the police chief. Soon enough, she's heading up a murder investigation that recalls memories of grisly killings that happened in the community when she was a kid.

If "Sworn to Silence" sounds familiar, perhaps you've picked up Linda Castillo's book of the same name, which is what the pilot is based on.

But even if "Sworn to Silence" doesn't make it to series, Campbell will stick around with Lifetime to create other scripted shows and movies.

Said the President and General Manager of Lifetime Networks, Nancy Dubuc, in a statement, "Growing our scripted programming remains a top priority for Lifetime...I've always admired Neve's work. She is a proven talent who will bring a high level of intensity to this role and 'Sworn to Silence.'"


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soundoff (11 Responses)
  1. Onyx

    I have read the book "Sworn to SIlence" as well as Lisa Castillos two others based in Amish country. They are excellent! I think making it into a series would be wonderful.

    These are not happy, kitchy stories. They are about a former Amish turned police chief solving brutal murders in Amish country. They are quite compelling & you should give them a chance.

    March 12, 2012 at 11:58 am | Report abuse |
  2. Destiny

    well arent you guys mature.

    December 14, 2011 at 8:42 am | Report abuse |
  3. trisha

    Am not. Im a chimpanzee. All chimpanzees are cute.

    December 8, 2011 at 4:48 pm | Report abuse |
  4. KMA

    I heard it was a backdoor pilot because Neve likes it in the backdoor

    December 8, 2011 at 4:03 pm | Report abuse |
  5. trisha

    She is old now. Old ang ugly.

    December 8, 2011 at 2:51 pm | Report abuse |
  6. little debbie

    They're treating it as a backdoor pilot, interesting.

    December 8, 2011 at 2:51 pm | Report abuse |
  7. bender

    she used to be cute when she was a young girl.

    December 8, 2011 at 2:36 pm | Report abuse |
  8. trix are for kids

    Too bad Lifetime can't be sworn to exile from TV.

    December 8, 2011 at 2:17 pm | Report abuse |
  9. Ugh

    A man's "lifetime" is shortened when he watches "Lifetime." I'm guessing those Scream movies are just not cutting it anymore.

    December 8, 2011 at 2:04 pm | Report abuse |
  10. Ha Ha Trolls

    Ha Ha

    December 8, 2011 at 1:58 pm | Report abuse |

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