Lifetime has done it again! The world premiere of the movie “House of Versace” airs on Saturday October 5th. Based on Wall Street Journal reporter Deborah Ball’s book “House of Versace: The Untold Story of Genius, Murder, and Survival”, here comes the true story of the Versace empire. Starring: Gina Gershon as Donatella Versace, Enrico Colantoni as Gianni Versace, Colm Feore as Santo Versace, and screen icon and Golden Globe ® Award-winner Raquel Welch as Aunt Lucia. Check the trailer out here. Yeezy’s track for the Lifetime movie trailer, “I Am A God”, suites the film, very well. We couldn’t help but bop our heads through the whole trailer.
The movie brings to light the story of Donatella’s journey after the murder of her brother, world- renowned designer Gianni Versace. She is suddenly thrown into the spotlight as the head designer of his iconic fashion empire. The pressure and criticisms lead to Donatella’s fall to drug addiction, which, in time nearly bankrupts the company. Thankfully, with help from her family, she is admitted into rehab and given the chance to fight her demons while pulling herself together. She emerges from rehab as a stronger individual with a vision for the Versace label that help catapult it into one of the most powerful fashion houses in the world.
Stay tune following the movie for the an hour-long documentary special with interviews of those who knew Gianni, as well as specialists who were involved with the case of his tragic murder in front of his mansion in Miami.