Lifetime TV Winter Movies-Victoria Gotti: My Father’s Daughter-Gotti And Olivia Newton -John
Executive produced by Victoria Gotti herself, the movie takes us deep into the world of what it was really like to grow up as the daughter of mob boss John Gotti, revealing the glamour, glitz and unique hardships of her world. Sharing never-before-revealed stories about her life, Victoria (played by Chelsea Frei) tells of a sensitive child growing up with a beloved father (Maurice Benard) she worried about constantly; the tragedy of her younger brother’s death; and her turbulent romance, forbidden by her father, with the man who later became her husband. Victoria had a front-row seat to a life the world became fascinated with, all while trying to reconcile the loving father she adored with a man the outside world was determined to bring down. Victoria Gotti will appear on camera narrating her story.
Victoria Gotti: My Father’s Daughter – February 9th at 8pm EST/PST
Olivia Newton-John: Hopelessly Devoted to You is the remarkable personal and professional journey of international superstar Olivia Newton-John, illustrated through her music. Covering her lasting power across more than five decades in one of the world’s toughest industries, the film delves into both Olivia’s public persona as well as the private woman behind-the-scenes, including her multiple battles with cancer and her intense fight to survive. Australian singer, songwriter and actress Delta Goodrem (House Husbands, Australia’s The Voice) stars as Olivia Newton-John and re-records her classic hits for the film. Lifetime has acquired the film for the U.S. premiere.
FAST FACTS ABOUT THE MOVIE
- Olivia Newton-John was one of Delta’s childhood heroes, and helped shape and inspire Delta’s life and career.
- Delta and Olivia have a very close friendship. With Olivia’s blessing, Delta took on the role of telling her life story in this movie.
- Olivia and Delta first collaborated in 2008 when they wrote and recorded a song together called, “Right Here With You”.
- Delta re-recorded Olivia’s classic hits for the movie, Olivia Newton-John: Hopelessly Devoted to You. The soundtrack is called I Honestly Love You and includes two duets with Olivia called,
“Let Me Be There” and “Love Is A Gift”.
Olivia Newton-John: Hopelessly Devoted To You – February 16th at 10pm EST/PST