Directed by Danny J. Boyle, Lifetime’s ‘My Sister’s Serial Killer Boyfriend’ (originally titled ‘Sister Obsession’) is a thriller movie that revolves around a local reporter named Maddie who investigates a series of murder cases involving similar-looking women. She gets even more focused on them when her younger sister, Olivia, gets attacked in her home. To stay safer, Maddie advises her to sign up for a self-defense course. As time passes by, Olivia starts falling in love with her instructor. However, her sister smells something fishy when he sways away from revealing anything about himself.
So, to save her sister, Maddie attempts to break them off before the relationship becomes a life-threatening obsession. The suspense of the serial killer and the budding romance between Olivia and a potentially dangerous man keep the tension high and hook the viewers from the beginning to the end. In addition, the interesting locations make one wonder where ‘My Sister’s Serial Killer Boyfriend’ was shot. If you have been scratching your head about the same, allow us to eliminate your curiosity!
My Sister’s Serial Killer Boyfriend Filming Locations
‘My Sister’s Serial Killer Boyfriend’ was filmed in Georgia, especially in Atlanta. The principal photography for the thriller commenced in May 2022 and wrapped up by the end of the same month. Located in the Southeastern region of the nation, Georgia is the 24th largest state in the United States in terms of area. Thanks to Peach State’s diverse landscapes, it makes for an ideal filming site for different productions. Now, let us take you through all the specific places that can be spotted in the Lifetime movie!
All the pivotal sequences for ‘My Sister’s Serial Killer Boyfriend’ were reportedly lensed in and around Atlanta, Georgia’s capital and most populous city. From the looks of it, the cast and crew seemingly traveled across Atlanta to tape numerous scenes, interiors, and exteriors against suitable backdrops. Moreover, we cannot rule out the possibility that they even utilized the facilities of one of the city’s film studios to shoot the thriller.
Located among the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains, Atlanta has a diverse economy with several sectors, including aerospace, finance, logistics, healthcare, transportation, news and media operations, information technology, and film and television production. Being one of the most visited cities in the United States, The Gate City is frequented by millions of tourists annually.
There are many landmarks and places of interest in the city that attracts tourists from worldwide. Some are the Georgia Aquarium, the Martin Luther King Jr. National Historical Park, the National Center for Civil and Human Rights, the Margaret Mitchell House and Museum, and the Atlanta Botanical Garden, to name a few.
My Sister’s Serial Killer Boyfriend Cast
Brianna Cohen essays the role of Maddie, the reporter, in the Lifetime thriller. The actress is known for famous roles in TV shows such as ‘Orange is the New Black‘ and ‘Wu-Tang: An American Saga.’ She has also been featured in various Lifetime movies, including ‘A Baby at Any Cost,’ ‘Broken Ties,’ ‘Nightmare PTA Moms,’ and ‘Lean into Love.’ On the other hand, Revell Carpenter portrays Olivia, Maddie’s sister. You might recognize Carpenter from her performances in ‘All American: Homecoming,’ ‘The Sex Lives of College Girls,’ and several Lifetime projects like ‘Deadly Debutante,’ ‘Malicious Motives,’ and ‘What the Nanny Saw.’
These two protagonists are supported by various other cast members, including Rib Hillis (Haden), Don Jeanes (Jack Houston), Zoe Mackenzie Smith (Young Olivia), AnaSofia Bianchi (Young Maddie), Alon McKlveen (Nikki), and Steve Olson (Todd). In addition, Samantha Noel Van Sickle (Bella), Sarah Kopkin (Sam), Christian Blaque Meier (Kyle), Gregory M. Mitchell (Charles), Denise Hewitt (Rachel Jones), and Erica Orr (Detective Willet) appear in pivotal roles in the thriller movie.