TV One Announces New Thriller ’13th Step’ Starring Denyce Lawton and BJ Britt

Denyce Lawton and BJ Britt star in the new TV One Movie 13th Step. (Credit: TV One)

The new film 13th Step (working title) will premiere this fall on TV One.

The thriller centers on a woman whose life is thrown into a tailspin after she ends an affair with the dangerous lover she met in an alcohol abuse treatment program, TV One announced in a press release.

Starring Denyce Lawton (Chicago PD, A Luv Tale) and BJ Britt (Being Mary Jane, Agents of the Shield), the film just wrapped production.

[Lawton and Britt are shown above]

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The project comes from Swirl Films and is directed by Courtney Miller (Games People Play, Saints & Sinners).

“The Swirl Team continues to be a valued and integral partner to the TV One enterprise as we invest in our original film and programming pipeline,” TV One executive producer Jason Ryan said in a statement. “13th Step will provide our TV One viewers with another gut-wrenching thriller, expanding our unique film roster.”

Swirl Films is a major content provider for TV One. Past projects from the company include Love Under New Management: The Miki Howard Story (2016), starring LisaRaye McCoy, Vanessa Bell Calloway, Darius McCrary, Indirah Khan and Teyonah Parris as Howard; as well as When Love Kills: The Falicia Blakely Story (2017), starring Lance Gross, Niatia Kirkland and Tami Roman, directed by actress Tasha Smith.