Ferrell, Wiig’s ‘A Deadly Adoption’ is back on!
Great news, everyone! Turns out Will Ferrell wasn’t telling the truth: Lifetime’s top-secret movie starring Ferrell and Kristen Wiig — a project that Ferrell said he had scrapped — will air later this month! The female-skewing cable network confirmed the upcoming broadcast of A Deadly Adoption via a massive billboard on Hollywood Boulevard — which included the tagline “The birth of a plan gone wrong.” Sources tell The Hollywood Reporter that the movie will air Saturday, June 20, despite the poster saying Sunday. The duo stars in the dramatic thriller as a successful couple who house and care for a pregnant woman (played by 90210 alum Jessica Lowndes) in the hopes of adopting her unborn child — then things quickly go awry. The movie is described as a campy, fun, contemporary wink at the genre, and it comes as Lifetime is poised to mark the 25th anniversary of its TV movie business.