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They Shoot Divas, Don't They? (2002)

A rock diva (Jennifer Beals) with a lengthy and often turbulent career hires a new assistant (Keri Lynn Pratt) whose sweet, helpful demeanor masks ulterior motives.

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Jonathan Craven

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Karen Stillman
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jennifer Beals ... Sloan McBride
Keri Lynn Pratt ... Jenny
Molly Hagan ... Diane
Traci Lords ... Mira (as Traci Elizabeth Lords)
David Bowe ... Jay
Karim Prince ... Gavin
Kristina Anapau ... Tara Quinn
Johnathon Schaech ... Trevor
Arabella Field ... Celia
Michael Makri Michael Makri ... Jacques
Dennis Neal ... Detective
John Lehr ... 1st AD
Spencer Redford ... Libby
Kari Ruth ... Female Celebrity
Philip Pavel ... Male Executive
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Storyline

Sloan McBride is a rock star from the 80s who, though her career is slowly going down the tubes, is trying to keep her head above water. Jenny is a young girl who worms her way into Sloane's life seeming the innocent assistant and turning into her worst nightmare. Jenny is secretly out for revenge on Sloane for ruining her mother's career as a singer and causing her to commit suicide. Jenny will stop at nothing to make a fool out of Sloane and is willing to even kill for the change to get closer to her. Will Jenny get the revenge she so desires? Or is her revenge unfounded in delusion? Written by Virginia Castagno <musicaltheaterbabe@hotmail.com>

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 October 2002 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Slow Burn See more »

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Budget:

$100,000 (estimated)
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Color
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Trivia

Jennifer Beals actually sang the songs in this film and her fake video actually appeared on MTV. See more »

Connections

Spoofs They Shoot Horses, Don't They? (1969) See more »

Soundtracks

Slow Burn
Written by Bruce Roberts
Performed by Jennifer Beals (uncredited)
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As good as a TV movie gets
17 December 2003 | by jamie_likeskylieSee all my reviews

This movie recently debuted on TV in the UK. It was surprisingly great. Jennifer Beals plays a great diva and Keri Lynn Platt is really convincing as a psycho. Very similar to The Hand That Rocks The Cradle and Fatal Attraction (without the sex). Traci Lords has a small role as a TV presenter with a grudge against Sloane (Beals). Great soundtrack, performed by Beals and she looks hot! Watch this movie with few expectations and you'll be pleasantly surprised.


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