Picks and Pans Review: Maneater

UPDATED 06/01/2009 at 01:00 AM EDT Originally published 06/01/2009 at 01:00 AM EDT

Lifetime, May 30, 9 p.m. ET/PT |

bgwhite    



ROMANTIC COMEDY
Like Debra Messing's The Starter Wife, this two-part frothfest is based on a novel by Hollywood insider Gigi Levangie Grazer. Sarah Chalke is Clarissa, a socialite who schemes to marry rich and guarantee her stupidly expensive lifestyle. She pursues a film producer (Philip Winchester), unaware he's playing her too. Chalke has some good scenes at the end, when a humanized Clarissa—in truth a voracious romantic—learns that life is not a spa treatment. The rest is cardboard.

Your Reaction

Follow Us

On Newsstands Now

Robin Roberts: How Loved Saved Me
  • Robin Roberts: How Loved Saved Me
  • Emma and Andrew: All About Hollywood's Cutest Couple
  • Prince George! More Yummy Photos

Pick up your copy on newsstands

Click here for instant access to the Digital Magazine

Advertisement

From Our Partners

Watch It

Editors' Picks

From Our Partners



Sign up for our daily newsletter and other special offers.
    Choose your newsletters
Thank you for signing up! Your request may take up to one week to be processed.
    see all newsletters