Teri Hatcher To Lead Lifetime Movie About Woman Abducted By Possible BTK Killer

EXCLUSIVE: Teri Hatcher (Desperate Housewives) is set to star in the new Lifetime movie The Killer Inside: The Ruth Finley Story alongside Tahmoh Penikett (Battlestar Galactica) premiering on Saturday, June 29.

The upcoming psychological drama tells the true story of an unassuming housewife who becomes the target of a mysterious stalker whom she and the cops fear is the BTK Slayer.

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The Killer Inside: The Ruth Finley Story follows Ruth (Hatcher) and her husband, Ed’s (Penikett), tranquil life in Wichita, Kansas which is suddenly turned upside down when Ed suffers a heart attack. As Ed fights for his life in the hospital, Ruth starts to receive mysterious threats, leaving her in a state of panic. With the city held hostage by the terror of the BTK killer, Ruth finds herself enveloped in paranoia, convinced that she will be the next victim, as the menacing phone calls escalate into chilling letters.

Amidst the frenzy of the police’s pursuit of BTK, Ruth is abducted, sending shockwaves through the community. Yet her sudden reappearance shortly after the kidnapping leaves investigators baffled and scrambling for answers. As suspicion mounts and new evidence comes to light, the authorities entertain the unsettling notion that the perpetrator may be someone intimately connected to Ruth.

The movie is produced by Housewife Productions Inc. for Lifetime. Navid Soofi produces with Tim Johnson and Stacy Mandelberg serving as executive producers and Lisa Alford as co-executive producer. The film is written by Katie Gruel and directed by Greg Beeman.

Hatcher is represented by UTA and Authentic Talent and Literary Management.

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