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Killer Cheerleader is a 2020 American horror thriller feature film about a new girl in town who tries out for her high school’s cheerleading team. Unfortunately, she unwittingly humiliates the most popular girl in school, leading to deadly consequences. Also known as Dying to Be a Cheerleader

Directed by Tom Shell from a screenplay written by David Chester, the MarVista Entertainment-Robbins Entertainment production stars Ashlynn Yennie, Dominique Booth, Kalen Bull and Nicolette Langley.



“It’s certainly not the strongest of Lifetime’s cheerleader dramas, but it still has enough juicy teen drama and Lifetime-synonymous thrills to make it a fun enough watch for when you have time to kill. Fingers crossed that the rest of Fear the Cheer makes up for where Dying to Be a Cheerleader fell short.” Geeks

“Could have done with more Lifetime hunks in this movie and less generic mental heath depictions of “crazy.” Lifetime Uncorked

” …puts little clues all around to help you figure out the killer. And avid Lifetimer will spot the clues immediately.  For others, it may take some time. But you won’t get that information here. Giving the watcher a workable mystery and a far-fetched plot makes the movie fun to watch.” The Best Darn Girls

Cast and characters:

Ashlynn Yennie … Cassandra
Dominique Booth … Darcy
Kalen Bull … Taylor
Nicolette Langley … April
Grace Patterson … Madison
Christian Rivera … Brandon
Casey O’Keefe … Coach Phillips
Nicole Pulliam … Detective Martinez
Emma Milani … Lacey
Sionne Elise … Phoebe
Tatum Chiniquy … Brooke
Lisa Cole … Mrs Hollister
Jon Briddell … Principal Harris
Jennifer Marshall … Detective Gray
Tristina Lee Bryant … Tracy


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