Lifetime ‘Trapped’ film primarily based on true story by Alex Cooper

Addison Holley as Alex Cooper in the Lifetime movie “Trapped: The Alex Cooper Story,” premiering Saturday, September 28.

Addison Holley as Alex Cooper within the Lifetime film “Trapped: The Alex Cooper Story,” premiering Saturday, September 28.


Trapped: The Alex Cooper Story (eight p.m., Lifetime) – This Lifetime film is predicated on the memoir “Saving Alex” and tells the story of a 15-year-old who tells her Mormon dad and mom that she’s homosexual in order that they ship her towards her will to a conversion remedy residence in Utah. She is trapped there for eight months with strangers and faces punishments and beatings meant to “remedy” her homosexuality. Alex submits to their guidelines in an effort to survive, and was allowed to attend faculty. There she grew to become pals with a boy who helped her get in contact with an legal professional who later helped orchestrate her escape. It stars Addison Holley, Sarah Sales space, Ian Lake and Wilson Cruz.

Dateline NBC (9 p.m., NBC) – Tonight’s broadcast is a repeat, however it’s up to date with new developments on the case for lacking South Carolina lady Heather Elvis.

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