“Manny Dearest” Cast: Check Out the Stars of Lifetime’s New Movie

Ashley Scott
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While everyone is still hooked on Netflix, new Lifetime movies are still being made left and right, with Ashley Scott starring in all of them! The Birds of Prey alum starred in Fatal Defense and now, she’s got top billing on the Manny Dearest cast! Want to know more about Lifetime’s latest movie airing this weekend? Then scroll down to get all the details about Manny Dearest and its cast!

If you haven’t memorized Manny Dearest‘s schedule already, then you might want to after this, especially if you see the Manny Dearest trailer. Lifetime movies may not be blockbuster hits, but they’re always good for a little suspense or even a laugh. We all know someone who hates on Lifetime, but secretly watches when an interesting TV movie comes on. But let’s be honest, what else is there to watch on daytime TV other than soaps!

Manny Dearest TV Movie

Manny Dearest is Lifetime’s latest thriller and will be your next guilty pleasure this weekend. The movie synopsis reads: “Single mom Karen Clark hires Alex, a manny (a male nanny or au pair) to help with her two young sons, never suspecting Alex has other plans and wants her family as his own, even if he has to murder to achieve his goal.”

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The movie also goes by the name A Stranger with My Kids, in other countries. The film will remind viewers of The Hand That Rocks the Cradle or the latest Lifetime movie which starred Scott, titled Fatal Defense. In the end, all these types of movies make you do is question leaving your children with anyone, which leaves you at home watch daytime Lifetime movies until they’re off to college!

When Does Manny Dearest Air?

Manny Dearest airs on Saturday, April 29 at 8:00 p.m. on Lifetime. The channel is called “LIFE” on your schedule and you can also check the lifetime web site for more information. The movie originally premiered on February 5, so if you missed it or have been waiting to see it again, then this is your chance to record it!

Meet the Manny Dearest Lead Cast:

Ashley Scott as Karen Clark

Scott has been on TV for years and her most known role is as Helena Kyle/Huntress from the WB show, Birds of Prey. She may not be beating bad guys like she did as Huntress (though she did in Fatal Defense), but you can expect to be entertained nonetheless. She stars as Karen Clark, a single mother who hires a male nanny to help take care of her kids.

Ashley Scott

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Mitch Ryan as Alex Stanley

Ryan gets to play the male lead as Alex Stanley, the manny hired to help out with Karen’s two sons. But he begins to get obsessive and takes his job to another level, including murder! His name already sounds made up, so that’s the first clue not to let him anywhere near you! Alex wants the Clark family for himself and he’s willing to do whatever it takes to make that happen. If you think Karen has a problem with that, then you guessed right. Is anyone else getting The Boy Next Door vibes from this movie?

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Other Cast Members Include:

Dylan Kingwell as Max Clark

Jett Klyne as Rex Clark

Woody Jeffreys as Greg Hitchens

Jordana Largy as Cori

Fionna Vroom as Gillian Hagen

Cory Gruter-Andrew as brett Blainesfeld

Don’t forget to watch Manny Dearest on Saturday April 29 at 8:00 p.m. EST, on Lifetime.

 
 
 
 

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