The Bad Guardian Movie Premiere (Lifetime, May 18, 2024)

The Bad Guardian

Lifetime presents The Bad Guardian, a movie premiere that dives into the controversial world of court-appointed guardianship. The movie, inspired by true stories, premieres on Saturday, May 18, 2024, and stars Melissa Joan Hart and La La Anthony.

The film centers around the complex and often contentious issue of guardianship, exploring the question of whether court-appointed caretakers are helpful or harmful to those placed in their care. It raises important ethical and legal questions about a system that can grant guardians extensive control over the lives of their wards.

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Melissa Joan Hart portrays Leigh, a woman entangled in this intricate system, while La La Anthony plays Janet, a character whose life becomes intertwined with the guardianship process. The story unfolds as these two women navigate a legal landscape that has the power to shape their futures.

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The Bad Guardian is written by Ashley Gable and directed by Claudia Myers, with Elizabeth Stephen serving as executive producer, and Jeffrey Tinnell and Robert Tinnell as producers.

The Bad Guardian airs on Saturday, May 18, 2024, at 8.00pm on Lifetime.

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