Comedy gold is about to hit the silver screen. Will Ferrell and Kristen Wiig have teamed up again in A Deadly Adoption, a film made for the notoriously soppy Lifetime TV network.
When news of the film leaked last month, many assumed it was all a big joke, but it appears the film is indeed going to happen… and soon.
A huge billboard has just gone up on Hollywood Boulevard promoting the TV movie, which will apparently air in the US on Sunday June 20th.
A Deadly Adoption, everyone. pic.twitter.com/hsQ5Oom5av
— Rebecca Ford (@Beccamford) June 3, 2015
Reports of a made-for-TV movie staring Will and Kristen first came out on April 1st of this year, and while many concluded it was simply an April Fool's prank, statements from Will and Lifetime soon suggested otherwise.
Both statements indicated that the film would be scrapped now that news had been leaked to the press, and while we're not sure if that was all part of the joke or not, it seems to have been cleared up now.
As die-hard Will Ferrell fans, we couldn’t be happier to hear that the film is finished and is going to be released.
A Deadly Adoption is described as a "‘dramatic thriller," with Kristen and Will playing a couple who befriend a pregnant woman (90210's Jessica Lowndes) because they want to adopt her baby.
Surely enough, things soon start to go awry.
Lifetime is known for their melodramatic plots and low budget films, and A Deadly Adoption is said to be a light-hearted take on that style to celebrate Lifetime’s 25th anniversary.
We cannot WAIT for details of an Irish release…