Neve Campbell is getting ready to return to TV and she’s doing it with a Lifetime movie. Campbell will be starring as a former member of the Amish community in the telefilm Sworn to Silence which will serve as the lead in for a potential TV series.
According to Entertainment Weekly, Campbell will play Kate Burkholder, a woman who witnessed several murders when she was a child in the Amish community in Ohio. Fifteen years after the murders, Burkholder returns to the town to serve as its police chief. In her new position, Campbell investigates a murder that brings up painful memories from her childhood.
The telefilm and TV series are based off a book by Linda Castillo.
Nancy Dubuc, President and General Manager of Lifetime Networks, said in a statement:
“Growing our scripted programming remains a top priority for Lifetime and our long form strategy provides us with a strong stable from which to identify potential series… I’ve always admired Neve’s work. She is a proven talent who will bring a high level of intensity and presence to this role and Sworn to Silence.”
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Sworn to Silence won’t be the only project that Neve Campbell works on with Lifetime. Neve has inked a development deal to work on several scripted dramas and original movies for the network.
Are you a fan of Neve Campbell? Will you tune in to watch Sworn to Silence?