Movie of the Month: Ring of Fire Premieres on Lifetime

Ring of Fire recounts June’s meteoric rise to fame, told only as an insider could.Based on John Carter Cash’s narrative of his mother’s life, Anchored in Love: An Intimate Portrait of June Carter Cash, Ring of Fire delivers a heartfelt telling of the famous singer’s life, from her early beginnings in the rural mountains of Virginia to her turbulent, yet enduring, marriage to Johnny Cash (Matt Ross, American Horror Story, Big Love). Ring of Fire also stars Golden Globe Award-winning actress Frances Conroy (Six Feet Under) as June’s mother Maybelle Carter, while music pioneer John Doe (X) portrays her uncle, A.P. Carter, founding member of the famous group. The movie also features GRAMMY-winning country outfit The Peasall Sisters as The Carter Sisters.

Ring of Fire is produced by Asylum Entertainment, with Emmy Award-winning Steven Michaels and Jonathan Koch serving as executive producers. New York Film Critics Circle Award-winner Allison Anders (Southland, Grace of My Heart, Gas, Food Lodging) directs from a screenplay by Oscar-nominated writer Richard Friedenberg (Lifetime’s Of Two Minds, A River Runs through It). Ring of Fire will make its television premiere on Lifetime Monday, May 27 at 9:00pm ET/PT.

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