May 25 (UPI) -- Lifetime has delayed the release of Mckenna Grace's upcoming horror film The Bad Seed Returns in the wake of the elementary school shooting in Uvalde, Texas. The network told Variety and Deadline that the sequel will now air later this year. The Bad Seed Returns was scheduled to premiere Monday.
McKenna Grace Announced The Release Of The Bad Seed Returns Has Been Delayed Following Uvalde Shooting
"The Bad Seed" originated as a novel that was then adapted as a stage play and subsequently a film in 1956 starring Patty McCormack as a precocious pig-tailed little girl who also happened to be a murderous sociopath. In 2018, Lifetime remade that movie with McKenna Grace as the title character and Rob Lowe as her father. It was successful enough to give us a sequel following the now-teenage girl.
Mckenna Grace is only 15 years old, and she has already showcased a wide range of her magnificent talents. In just the past year, she’s scored an Emmy nomination for her role in The Handmaid’s Tale, starred in Ghostbusters: Afterlife, and most recently released her newest single, “You Ruined Nirvana.”
Click here to read the full article. UPDATED, 9:30 AM: Hendrix Yancey (George & Tammy) has joined the cast of A Friend of the Family, Peacock’s limited drama series about the Jan Broberg kidnapping case. Yancey will play Jan Broberg in the early years, the role played by Mckenna Grace in the later years. Yancey most recently recurred in Unbelievable and will next be seen in the upcoming limited series George and Tammy. She also appeared in Prime Video’s Charming the Hearts of Men. She’s repped by The People Store, The Osbrink Agency and Trilogy Talent. PREVIOUS, March 22: Mckenna Grace (The...
According to E! News, the 15-year-old actress came up with the story for a follow-up to 2018's. and co-wrote it with her father Ross Burge, an orthopedic surgeon by day.
Following her Emmy-nominated performance in The Handmaid’s Tale Season 4, Mckenna Grace has found her next TV project in the form of Peacock’s A Friend of the Family series. The rising young actress has been tapped for a leading role opposite Oscar winner Anna Paquin in the upcoming true-crime drama, centering around the real-life abductions of Jan Broberg.
Click here to read the full article. Mckenna Grace has joined the upcoming Peacock limited series “A Friend of the Family.” Grace joins previously announced cast members stars Anna Paquin, Jake Lacy, Colin Hanks, and Lio Tipton. The series is based on the true story of the Broberg family, whose daughter Jan was kidnapped multiple times over a period of years by a charismatic, obsessed family “friend.” Grace will star as Jan Broberg in the later years. Jan is the oldest daughter of Bob (Hanks) and Mary Ann Broberg (Paquin) and leads a happy, traditional life in an idyllic American city. Jan...
March 22 (UPI) -- Peacock announced Tuesday that McKenna Grace (Ghostbusters: Afterlife, The Handmaid's Tale), will star in its upcoming series, A Friend of the Family, based on a kidnapping case. The limited series is based on Jan Broberg's "stranger-than-fiction kidnapping story," according to a statement from Peacock. Jan Broberg...
'A Friend of the Family': Mckenna Grace Joins Anna Paquin and Colin Hanks in Peacock's True Crime Series
One of Mckenna Grace's next roles will be in a true crime limited series. Peacock has announced that Grace has been cast in the upcoming series A Friend of the Family, where she will play Jan Broberg, the daughter of Bob (Colin Hanks) and Mary Ann Broberg (Anna Paquin) and the real life victim of a sinister kidnapping at the hands of the family's friend and neighbor, Robert Berchtold (Jake Lacy).
Mckenna Grace is sticking with TV. The 15-year-old will star in Peacock’s A Friend of the Family, a true-crime limited series, alongside Anna Paquin (Flack, True Blood), Jake Lacy (The White Lotus), Colin Hanks (The Offer), and Lio Tipton (Why Women Kill). A Friend of the Family is based...