'Mother, May I Sleep With Danger?'
Lifetime, June 18th
James Franco has made plenty of admirably bizarro moves before, from his stint on General Hospital to his book of poetry to his performance-art coma at the Oscars. But this might might be the most bad-ass stunt he's ever done — remaking the ultimate Lifetime movie, the 1996 cheese classic where Tori Spelling's perfect boyfriend turns out to be a psycho killer. Last summer Will Ferrell and Kirsten Wiig paid homage to the genre with their own Lifetime movie A Deadly Adoption, playing all the melodrama totally straight. But Franco ups the ante by turning Mother, May I Sleep With Danger? into a lesbian vampire love story. Leila Young (the daughter of Vincent D'Onofrio and Greta Scacchi) takes over the Tori Spelling role. And as the scared mom who worries there might be some sleeping-with-danger going on — who else but Tori Spelling?