Lifetime has dropped the preview of V.C. Andrews’ Ruby, featuring Naomi Judd and new additions to their star-studded cast.
The network is the home of the V.C. Andrews movies, and they have added more cast to the Landry Family with Naomi Judd, Crystal Fox, Gil Bellows and Deborah Cox in the first installment of the coming series, Ruby.
Previously announced cast included twins Raechelle Banno, Karina Banno and Lauralee Bell.
TV Shows Ace has a preview of Ruby below.
What is Lifetime and V.C. Andrews’ Ruby about?
The V.C Andrews Landry Family book series—Ruby, Pearl in the Mist, All That Glitters and Hidden Jewel is the second highest-selling series from the author, and becomes Lifetime’s latest adaptation of the prolific writer’s work and will debut 2021.
The movie event will follow Ruby Landry, who was raised by her doting grandmother in the Louisiana bayou. She is thrust into a world of dark family secrets and betrayal, after learning that she has another family living the high life in New Orleans.
Ruby centers on Ruby Landry (Raechelle Banno), born in the Louisiana bayou and watched over by her loving Grandmère Catherine (Judd). Ruby is filled with hope as love blooms with her high school sweetheart Paul Tate, but lingering thoughts of her mysterious father and her mother’s death often creep into Ruby’s mind. As dark family secrets begin to reveal themselves when Paul’s parents forbid him from seeing Ruby, Ruby is further devastated when her beloved Grandmère passes away. Forced to flee to New Orleans from the bayou, Ruby searches for her estranged father (Bellows), one of the richest men in the city, as she clings to her memories of Paul and their forbidden love.
Also cast are Sam Duke, Ty Wood, Serge Houde, Liza Huget, Mason Temple, Duncan Ollerenshaw, Paula Giroday, Marc-Anthony Messiah, Veena Sood, Bob Frazer, Eric Vincent and Caroline Yonge.
Additional casting announcements for Pearl in the Mist, All That Glitters and Hidden Jewel to follow.
Labor Day Marathon
The schedule for the V.C. Andrews Labor Day weekend marathon on Lifetime begins Saturday, September 5th at 12pm PT/ET and Sunday, September 6th at 10am PT/ET.
Saturday events will include My Sweet Audrina starring India Eisley and William Moseley, followed by the Heaven series – Heaven, Dark Angel, Fallen Heart, Gates of Paradise and Web of Dreams – starring Annalise Basso, Jason Priestley and Daphne Zuniga.
Sunday will also see select Heaven titles, followed by the Flowers in the Attic series—Flowers in the Attic, Petals on the Wind, If There Be Thorns and Seeds of Yesterday—starring Heather Graham, and Ellen Burstyn.
VC Andrews’ Labor Day Marathon Schedule
Saturday, September 5th
12pm PT/ET – My Sweet Audrina
2pm PT/ET – V.C. Andrews’ Heaven
4pm PT/ET – V.C. Andrews’ Dark Angel
6pm PT/ET – V.C. Andrews’ Fallen Hearts
8pm PT/ET – V.C. Andrews’ Gates of Paradise
10pm PT/ET – V.C. Andrews’ Web of Dreams
Sunday, September 6th
10am PT/ET – V.C. Andrews’ Fallen Hearts
12pm PT/ET – V.C. Andrews’ Gates of Paradise
2pm PT/ET – V.C. Andrews’ Web of Dreams
4pm PT/ET – Flowers in the Attic
6pm PT/ET – Petals on the Wind
8pm PT/ET – If There Be Thorns
10pm PT/ET – Seeds of Yesterday
Executives behind the series of Lifetime’s V.C. Andrews films
V.C. Andrews’ Landry Family Series produced by Champlain Media and distributed by Reel One Entertainment. Executive producers are Tom Berry, Dan Angel, Jane Startz, Breanne Hartley, Jane Charles, and Ric Nish and Matthew Chipera serve as producers.
Screenwriters include Richard Blaney, Gregory Small, Scarlett Lacey, Andy Cochran and Brian C. Rost who co-wrote the outline for Hidden Jewel. Gail Harvey directs Ruby, Alexandra La Roche and David Bercovici-Artieda direct Pearl in the Mist and Michael Robison directs All that Glitters and Hidden Jewel.
First look at V.C. Andrews’ Ruby coming to Lifetime 2021.
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